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Several coal merchants and other businesses had offices or depots at SVR stations. This list also includes goods agents and independently run refreshment rooms.<br>
 
Several coal merchants and other businesses had offices or depots at SVR stations. This list also includes goods agents and independently run refreshment rooms.<br>
 
The dates refer to the earliest and latest known references.<br>
 
The dates refer to the earliest and latest known references.<br>
Those marked 'Private Owner wagons' are known to have had their own goods wagons.
 
  
 
==Hartlebury==
 
==Hartlebury==
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*William Boycott, coal merchant, Railway wharf. 1879. <ref name="littlebury1879"/>
 
*William Boycott, coal merchant, Railway wharf. 1879. <ref name="littlebury1879"/>
 
*Thomas William Thomson, coal merchant, agent for Bantock & Co., general carriers, Railway wharf. 1879. <ref name="littlebury1879"/>
 
*Thomas William Thomson, coal merchant, agent for Bantock & Co., general carriers, Railway wharf. 1879. <ref name="littlebury1879"/>
*John William Powell, coal merchant, Railway station. 1896. <ref name="Kellys1896"/> Private Owner wagons
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*John William Powell, coal merchant, Railway station. 1896. <ref name="Kellys1896"/> Also owned Private Owner wagons.
  
 
==Bewdley==
 
==Bewdley==
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*William Thomas Martin, refreshment rooms. 1892 - 1900. <ref name="Kellys1892">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/218282 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1892]</ref><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/>
 
*William Thomas Martin, refreshment rooms. 1892 - 1900. <ref name="Kellys1892">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/218282 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1892]</ref><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/>
 
*[[Thomas Bantock]], Goods Agent. 1870. <ref>[https://drive.google.com/file/d/196OUxXCx4mVcUTMzl6kRFKcsxJ4lSCaB/view Post Office Directory 1870 (Kidderminster Section)]</ref>
 
*[[Thomas Bantock]], Goods Agent. 1870. <ref>[https://drive.google.com/file/d/196OUxXCx4mVcUTMzl6kRFKcsxJ4lSCaB/view Post Office Directory 1870 (Kidderminster Section)]</ref>
*George Feror Green, moulding sand merchant, Railway Yard. 1876 - 1879. <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/>
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*George Feror Green, moulding sand merchant, Railway yard. 1876 - 1879. <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/>
 
*Benjamin Beach, coal agent, Railway station. 1876 - 1900. <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/>
 
*Benjamin Beach, coal agent, Railway station. 1876 - 1900. <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/>
 
*South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited, Railway station (Benjamin Beach named as Agent 1879). 1876 - 1936. <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/>
 
*South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited, Railway station (Benjamin Beach named as Agent 1879). 1876 - 1936. <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/>
*Henry Barrett, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1914. <ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/8885 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1896]</ref><ref name="Kellys1900">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/278597 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1900]</ref><ref name="Bennetts1905"/><ref name="Kellys1912">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/64222 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1912]</ref><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1921"/> Private Owner wagons<ref name="Shuttle1903"/>
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*Henry Barrett, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1914. <ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/8885 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1896]</ref><ref name="Kellys1900">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/278597 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1900]</ref><ref name="Bennetts1905"/><ref name="Kellys1912">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/64222 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1912]</ref><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1921"/> Also owned Private Owner wagons<ref name="Shuttle1903"/>
 
*George Bayley, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1921. <ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1916">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1X51u_4qtyR6kDYWIdv_CRzHYGSjWydtM/view Kelly's Directory 1916 Kidderminster Section]</ref><ref name="Kellys1921">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rcWHECZ0l1Kvjm0s3uMLMUV0_j5LMd2U/view Kelly's Directory 1921 Kidderminster Section]</ref>
 
*George Bayley, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1921. <ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1916">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1X51u_4qtyR6kDYWIdv_CRzHYGSjWydtM/view Kelly's Directory 1916 Kidderminster Section]</ref><ref name="Kellys1921">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rcWHECZ0l1Kvjm0s3uMLMUV0_j5LMd2U/view Kelly's Directory 1921 Kidderminster Section]</ref>
*Alfred Davis, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1948. <ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/> Private Owner wagons<ref name="Shuttle1903">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q6Ru_VhQHC_z9xjRLwPs9lT093hP1buk/view?usp=sharing Kidderminster Shuttle Industrial Number 1903]</ref><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1921"/><ref name="cope1933"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/>
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*Alfred Davis, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1948. <ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1921"/><ref name="cope1933"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/>Also owned Private Owner wagons<ref name="Shuttle1903">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q6Ru_VhQHC_z9xjRLwPs9lT093hP1buk/view?usp=sharing Kidderminster Shuttle Industrial Number 1903]</ref>
 
*John &. Alfred Findon, coal merchant, Railway station yard. 1896 - 1905. <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Bennetts1905"/>
 
*John &. Alfred Findon, coal merchant, Railway station yard. 1896 - 1905. <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Bennetts1905"/>
 
*Thomas Tandy, coal merchant,Railway station yard. 1896 - 1900. <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/>
 
*Thomas Tandy, coal merchant,Railway station yard. 1896 - 1900. <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/>
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*B. Pearson & Co., builders merchant, Station Yard. 1914 - 1936. <ref name="Bennetts1914"> [http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/339968 Bennett's Business Directory for Worcestershire, 1914]</ref><ref name="Kellys1936"/>
 
*B. Pearson & Co., builders merchant, Station Yard. 1914 - 1936. <ref name="Bennetts1914"> [http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/339968 Bennett's Business Directory for Worcestershire, 1914]</ref><ref name="Kellys1936"/>
 
*R. Woodward and Co., coal merchant, Station Wharf. 1905<ref name="Bennetts1905">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m2_UEW5jLiB8nj4z7n1CJZePJIkxnbqN/view Bennetts's Business Directory for Worcestershire, Kidderminster section]</ref>
 
*R. Woodward and Co., coal merchant, Station Wharf. 1905<ref name="Bennetts1905">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m2_UEW5jLiB8nj4z7n1CJZePJIkxnbqN/view Bennetts's Business Directory for Worcestershire, Kidderminster section]</ref>
*A. Findon, coal merchant, Station Yard. 1905. <ref name="Bennetts1905"/>
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*A. Findon, coal merchant, Station yard. 1905. <ref name="Bennetts1905"/>
 
*Austin Brothers, coal merchants, Station yard. 1912 - 1948. <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="cope1933"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BH3sPghx0qvnwzGwgqIDoolVZiKnNblx/view Midland Counties of England Trade Directory 1948-49]</ref>
 
*Austin Brothers, coal merchants, Station yard. 1912 - 1948. <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="cope1933"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BH3sPghx0qvnwzGwgqIDoolVZiKnNblx/view Midland Counties of England Trade Directory 1948-49]</ref>
 
*Albert E. baylee, isinglass importer, Station approach. 1912 - 1913. <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/>
 
*Albert E. baylee, isinglass importer, Station approach. 1912 - 1913. <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/>

Revision as of 20:04, 16 May 2021

Several coal merchants and other businesses had offices or depots at SVRSevern Valley Railway stations. This list also includes goods agents and independently run refreshment rooms.
The dates refer to the earliest and latest known references.

Hartlebury

  • Miss M. A. Allard, refreshment rooms. 1879. [1]
  • South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited, Railway station. 1879. [1].

Stourport

  • Thomas Bantock, Goods Agent. 1879. [1]
  • William Boycott, coal merchant, Railway wharf. 1879. [1]
  • Thomas William Thomson, coal merchant, agent for Bantock & Co., general carriers, Railway wharf. 1879. [1]
  • John William Powell, coal merchant, Railway station. 1896. [2] Also owned Private Owner wagons.

Bewdley

  • Neri Wooldridge, coal and lime merchant, Wribbenhall; depot at Railway station. 1879. [1]

Kidderminster

  • Andrew Hatton, Refreshment Rooms. 1876 - 1879. [1][3]
  • William Thomas Martin, refreshment rooms. 1892 - 1900. [4][2][5]
  • Thomas Bantock, Goods Agent. 1870. [6]
  • George Feror Green, moulding sand merchant, Railway yard. 1876 - 1879. [1][3]
  • Benjamin Beach, coal agent, Railway station. 1876 - 1900. [1][4][2][5]
  • South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited, Railway station (Benjamin Beach named as Agent 1879). 1876 - 1936. [1][3][7][8][9][10][11]
  • Henry Barrett, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1914. [4][2][5][12][7][8][13] Also owned Private Owner wagons[14]
  • George Bayley, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1921. [4][2][5][7][9][13]
  • Alfred Davis, coal merchant, Railway station. 1892 - 1948. [4][2][5][7][8][9][13][15][10][11]Also owned Private Owner wagons[14]
  • John &. Alfred Findon, coal merchant, Railway station yard. 1896 - 1905. [2][12]
  • Thomas Tandy, coal merchant,Railway station yard. 1896 - 1900. [2][5]
  • Pearson & Co. coal merchant, Station yard. 1900 - 1948. [5][7][11]
  • B. Pearson & Co., builders merchant, Station Yard. 1914 - 1936. [8][10]
  • R. Woodward and Co., coal merchant, Station Wharf. 1905[12]
  • A. Findon, coal merchant, Station yard. 1905. [12]
  • AustinJohn Austin GRA, renowned Bridgnorth-based member of The Guild of Railway Artists Brothers, coal merchants, Station yard. 1912 - 1948. [7][15][10][11]
  • Albert E. baylee, isinglass importer, Station approach. 1912 - 1913. [7][8]
  • Alfred Howell, coal merchant. 1912 - 1936. [7][10]
  • George Summers, coal merchant, Station yard. 1912. [7]
  • W. C. Caswell, coal merchant, Station yard. 1933. [15]
  • The Economic Coal Co, Station yard. 1933. [15]
  • W. Field, sand merchant, Station yard. 1933. [15]
  • William Bowen & Son, coal merchant, Station Drive. 1936. [10]
  • A. E. Bayley, Brewer, Station approach. 1933 - 1936. [15][10]
  • Samuel P. Hunt, goods agent. 1900. [5]
  • Lunt Bros, coal merchant. Station drive. 1936 - 1948. [10][11]
  • Thomas. A. Winwood, coal & coke merchant, Station drive. 1936 - 1948.[10][11]
  • Kidderminster Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. Station Drive. 1936. [10]
  • W. H. Smith & Son, booksellers & news agents. 1900. [5]
  • Wyman & Sons Limited, news agents, Railway station. 1912 - 1948. [7][9][10][11]

Bridgnorth

  • Thomas Whitefoot, refreshment rooms. 1868. Also at The Crown, and Royal Hotel. [16]
  • Browning & Wealey, refreshment rooms. 1880 - 1895. [17][18][19]
  • William Grantham, refreshment rooms. 1913. [20]
  • South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited (Joseph Harry Ritson named as agent), Railway Wharf. 1871 - 1913. [21][18][19][20]
  • Joseph Harry Ritson, corn, cake, seed, salt, manure, coal & lime merchant, Railway station. 1891 - 1895. [18][19]
  • George James Eveson, coal merchant, Railway station. 1891 - 1912. [18][19][20]
  • Charles E. Pickering, agricultural implement agent, Railway station. 1913. [20]

Berrington

  • Caswell & Bowden, coal merchant, Railway station. 1891. [18]

Other

1879 Advertisement for R. Johns, Railway Waggon Builder of Station Hill, Kidderminster
  • Richard Johns, railway waggon builder and repairer, general wheelwright and implement maker, Station Hill, Kidderminster. 1879. [1]

Insurance agents

Several Station Masters also acted as agents for insurance companies.

  • 1879, Kidderminster Station Master, John Mayers, was listed as an agent for Imperial Union Accident Assurance Co. Ltd., London Assurance Corporation (Fire And Life) and Queen Insurance Company. [1]
  • 1879, Bewdley, 'The Station Master, Great Western Railway station', was listed as an agent for Imperial Union Accident Assurance Co. Ltd. [1]
  • 1879, Stourport, 'The Station Master, Great Western Railway station', was listed as an agent for Imperial Union Accident Assurance Co. Ltd. [1]

See also

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Littlebury's Directory & Gazetteer of Worcester & District, 1879
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1896
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Post Office Directory of Worcestershire 1876
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1892
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1900
  6. Post Office Directory 1870 (Kidderminster Section)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire, 1912
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Bennett's Business Directory for Worcestershire, 1914
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Kelly's Directory 1916 Kidderminster Section
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 Kelly's Directory 1936 Kidderminster Section
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 Midland Counties of England Trade Directory 1948-49
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Bennetts's Business Directory for Worcestershire, Kidderminster section
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Kelly's Directory 1921 Kidderminster Section
  14. 14.0 14.1 Kidderminster Shuttle Industrial Number 1903
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 Cope's Directory & Buyers Guide for Worcestershire Kidderminster section
  16. Slater's Directory of Glos, Herefs, Mon, Shrops & Wales, 1868
  17. Slater's Directory of N & S Wales etc., 1880.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 Kelly's Directory of Shropshire, 1891
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire & Shropshire, 1895
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Kelly's Directory of Shropshire, 1913
  21. Cassey & Co.'s Directory of Shropshire, 1871