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|Andrew Hatton || Refreshment rooms || 1876 - 1879 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/112384 Post Office Directory of Worcestershire 1876]</ref> ||
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|data-sort-value="Hatton"| Andrew Hatton || Refreshment rooms || 1876 - 1879 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876">[http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/112384 Post Office Directory of Worcestershire 1876]</ref> ||
 
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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"/> ||
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|data-sort-value="Martin"|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"/> ||
 
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|[[Thomas Bantock]] || Goods agent || 1870 || <ref>[https://drive.google.com/file/d/196OUxXCx4mVcUTMzl6kRFKcsxJ4lSCaB/view Post Office Directory 1870 (Kidderminster Section)]</ref> ||
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|data-sort-value="Bantock"|[[Thomas Bantock]] || Goods agent || 1870 || <ref>[https://drive.google.com/file/d/196OUxXCx4mVcUTMzl6kRFKcsxJ4lSCaB/view Post Office Directory 1870 (Kidderminster Section)]</ref> ||
 
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|George Feror Green || Moulding sand merchant || 1876 - 1879 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/> || Railway yard
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|data-sort-value="Green"|George Feror Green || Moulding sand merchant || 1876 - 1879 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/> || Railway yard
 
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|Benjamin Beach || Coal agent || 1876 - 1900 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/> || Railway station
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|data-sort-value="Beach"|Benjamin Beach || Coal agent || 1876 - 1900 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="Kellys1892"/><ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/> || Railway station
 
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|South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited || || 1876 – 1936 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Railway station (Benjamin Beach named as agent 1879, see separate entry)
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|data-sort-value="South"|South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited || || 1876 – 1936 || <ref name="littlebury1879"/><ref name="PO1876"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Bennetts1914"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Railway station (Benjamin Beach named as agent 1879, see separate entry)
 
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|Henry Barrett || Coal merchant || 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"/>|| Railway station. Also owned Private Owner wagons<ref name="Shuttle1903"/> ||
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|data-sort-value="Barrett"|Henry Barrett || Coal merchant || 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"/>|| Railway station. Also owned Private Owner wagons<ref name="Shuttle1903"/> ||
 
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|George Bayley || Coal merchant|| 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> || Railway station
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|data-sort-value="Bayley"|George Bayley || Coal merchant|| 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> || Railway station
 
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|Alfred Davis || Coal merchant || 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"/> || Railway station. 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>  
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|data-sort-value="Davis"|Alfred Davis || Coal merchant || 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"/> || Railway station. 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>  
 
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|John &. Alfred Findon || Coal merchant|| 1896 - 1905 || <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Bennetts1905"/> || Railway station yard
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|data-sort-value="Findon"|John &. Alfred Findon || Coal merchant|| 1896 - 1905 || <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Bennetts1905"/> || Railway station yard
 
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|Thomas Tandy || Coal merchant || 1896 - 1900 || <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/> || Railway station yard
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|data-sort-value="Tandy"|Thomas Tandy || Coal merchant || 1896 - 1900 || <ref name="Kellys1896"/><ref name="Kellys1900"/> || Railway station yard
 
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|Pearson & Co. || Coal merchant || 1900 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1900"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Pearson"|Pearson & Co. || Coal merchant || 1900 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1900"/><ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Station yard
 
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|B. Pearson & Co. || Builders merchant || 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"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Pearson"|B. Pearson & Co. || Builders merchant || 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"/> || Station yard
 
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|R. Woodward and Co. || Coal merchant || 1905 || <ref name="Bennetts1905">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m2_UEW5jLiB8nj4z7n1CJZePJIkxnbqN/view Bennetts's Business Directory for Worcestershire, Kidderminster section]</ref> ||Station Wharf
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|data-sort-value="Woodward"|R. Woodward and Co. || Coal merchant || 1905 || <ref name="Bennetts1905">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m2_UEW5jLiB8nj4z7n1CJZePJIkxnbqN/view Bennetts's Business Directory for Worcestershire, Kidderminster section]</ref> ||Station Wharf
 
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|A. Findon || Coal merchant || 1905 || <ref name="Bennetts1905"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Findon"|A. Findon || Coal merchant || 1905 || <ref name="Bennetts1905"/> || Station yard
 
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|Austin Brothers || Coal merchants || 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> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Austin"|Austin Brothers || Coal merchants || 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> || Station yard
 
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|Albert E. Bayley || Isinglass importer || 1912 - 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/> || Station approach
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|data-sort-value="Bayley"|Albert E. Bayley || Isinglass importer || 1912 - 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/> || Station approach
 
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|Alfred Howell || Coal merchant || 1912 - 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/> ||
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|data-sort-value="Howell"|Alfred Howell || Coal merchant || 1912 - 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1936"/> ||
 
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|George Summers || Coal merchant|| 1912 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Summers"|George Summers || Coal merchant|| 1912 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/> || Station yard
 
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|W. C. Caswell || Coal merchant || 1933 || <ref name="cope1933"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Caswell"|W. C. Caswell || Coal merchant || 1933 || <ref name="cope1933"/> || Station yard
 
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|The Economic Coal Co.|| || 1933 || <ref name="cope1933"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Economic"|The Economic Coal Co.|| || 1933 || <ref name="cope1933"/> || Station yard
 
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|W. Field || Sand merchant|| 1933 || <ref name="cope1933"/> || Station yard
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|data-sort-value="Field"|W. Field || Sand merchant|| 1933 || <ref name="cope1933"/> || Station yard
 
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|William Bowen & Son || Coal merchant || 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/> ||Station Drive
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|data-sort-value="Bowen"|William Bowen & Son || Coal merchant || 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/> ||Station Drive
 
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|A. E. Bayley || Brewer|| 1933 - 1936 || <ref name="cope1933">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MIfJIIudNRgqdbJwO_dA0K4E9kNSFFTn/view Cope's Directory & Buyers Guide for Worcestershire Kidderminster section]</ref><ref name="Kellys1936"/> || Station approach
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|data-sort-value="Bayley"|A. E. Bayley || Brewer|| 1933 - 1936 || <ref name="cope1933">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MIfJIIudNRgqdbJwO_dA0K4E9kNSFFTn/view Cope's Directory & Buyers Guide for Worcestershire Kidderminster section]</ref><ref name="Kellys1936"/> || Station approach
 
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|Samuel P. Hunt || Goods agent || 1900 || <ref name="Kellys1900"/> ||
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|data-sort-value="Hunt"|Samuel P. Hunt || Goods agent || 1900 || <ref name="Kellys1900"/> ||
 
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|Lunt Bros || Coal merchant || 1936 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Station drive
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|data-sort-value="Lunt"|Lunt Bros || Coal merchant || 1936 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Station drive
 
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|Thomas. A. Winwood || Coal & coke merchant|| 1936 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Station Drive
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|data-sort-value="Winwood"|Thomas. A. Winwood || Coal & coke merchant|| 1936 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/><ref name="mid1948"/> || Station Drive
 
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|Kidderminster Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. || || 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/> || Station Drive
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|data-sort-value="Co-operative"|Kidderminster Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. || || 1936 || <ref name="Kellys1936"/> || Station Drive
 
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|W. H. Smith & Son || Booksellers & news agents || 1900 || <ref name="Kellys1900"/> ||
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|data-sort-value="Smith"|W. H. Smith & Son || Booksellers & news agents || 1900 || <ref name="Kellys1900"/> ||
 
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|Wyman & Sons Limited || News agents|| 1912 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1936">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KKjFjKSzAa9_XQnL2HeRNwZ-QsaPkqvn/view Kelly's Directory 1936 Kidderminster Section]</ref><ref name="mid1948"/> || Railway station
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|data-sort-value="Wyman"|Wyman & Sons Limited || News agents|| 1912 - 1948 || <ref name="Kellys1912"/><ref name="Kellys1916"/><ref name="Kellys1936">[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KKjFjKSzAa9_XQnL2HeRNwZ-QsaPkqvn/view Kelly's Directory 1936 Kidderminster Section]</ref><ref name="mid1948"/> || Railway station
 
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Revision as of 11:06, 17 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

Trader Business Earliest and latest known references Reference Notes
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 1876 - 1879 [1][3] Railway yard
Benjamin Beach Coal agent 1876 - 1900 [1][4][2][5] Railway station
South Wales and Cannock Chase Coal and Coke Company Limited 1876 – 1936 [1][3][7][8][9][10][11] Railway station (Benjamin Beach named as agent 1879, see separate entry)
Henry Barrett Coal merchant 1892 - 1914 [4][2][5][12][7][8][13] Railway station. Also owned Private Owner wagons[14]
George Bayley Coal merchant 1892 - 1921 [4][2][5][7][9][13] Railway station
Alfred Davis Coal merchant 1892 - 1948 [4][2][5][7][8][9][13][15][10][11] Railway station. Also owned Private Owner wagons[14]
John &. Alfred Findon Coal merchant 1896 - 1905 [2][12] Railway station yard
Thomas Tandy Coal merchant 1896 - 1900 [2][5] Railway station yard
Pearson & Co. Coal merchant 1900 - 1948 [5][7][11] Station yard
B. Pearson & Co. Builders merchant 1914 - 1936 [8][10] Station yard
R. Woodward and Co. Coal merchant 1905 [12] Station Wharf
A. Findon Coal merchant 1905 [12] Station yard
AustinJohn Austin GRA, renowned Bridgnorth-based member of The Guild of Railway Artists Brothers Coal merchants 1912 - 1948 [7][15][10][11] Station yard
Albert E. Bayley Isinglass importer 1912 - 1936 [7][10] Station approach
Alfred Howell Coal merchant 1912 - 1936 [7][10]
George Summers Coal merchant 1912 [7] Station yard
W. C. Caswell Coal merchant 1933 [15] Station yard
The Economic Coal Co. 1933 [15] Station yard
W. Field Sand merchant 1933 [15] Station yard
William Bowen & Son Coal merchant 1936 [10] Station Drive
A. E. Bayley Brewer 1933 - 1936 [15][10] Station approach
Samuel P. Hunt Goods agent 1900 [5]
Lunt Bros Coal merchant 1936 - 1948 [10][11] Station drive
Thomas. A. Winwood Coal & coke merchant 1936 - 1948 [10][11] Station Drive
Kidderminster Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. 1936 [10] Station Drive
W. H. Smith & Son Booksellers & news agents 1900 [5]
Wyman & Sons Limited News agents 1912 - 1948 [7][9][10][11] Railway station


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

The first accident insurance policies were developed in the mid-1800s to cover railway accidents and steam boiler explosions.[22] 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 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 10.11 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
  22. A History of UK Insurance, Swiss Re, 2013