1876 Harrods

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WING (with Ascot, Burcot, Littleworth, and Crafton), is a parish 2 ½ miles from Leighton Buzzard railway station, in the hundred of Cottesloe, union and county court district of Leighton Buzzard, diocese of Oxford, archdeaconry of Buckingham, and rural deanery of Ivinghoe. The church is dedicated to All Saints. The living is a vicarage, annual value £520 with residence, in the gift of Lord Overstone; the Rev. Peter Thomas Ouvry, M.A., is the vicar. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists have each a chapel. There is also a Union chapel at Littleworth. There are parochial schools for boys, girls, and infants ; James Cross, master; Miss Richardson, and Miss Harraway, mistresses. The acreage is 5,490, of which the chief owners are the Right Hon. Lord Overstone (lord of the manor), and the Baroness Meyer de Rothschild. The population is about 1,520. The nearest money-order, telegraph office, and post town is Leighton Buzzard.

Carriers to Leighton, daily; Aylesbury, Sat., W. Dimmock and Jane Woolhead.
Registrar of Births and Deaths-William Mortimer.

Biggs Mr. William 
Broom George, Esq.Ascot
De Rothschild Leopold, Esq.Ascot
Flower Cyril, Esq.Burcot house
Hart Mr. Edward 
Horsman the Right Hon. E., M.P.Wing cottage
Ouvry Rev. Peter Thos. vicarVicarage
General Trades
Bandy George“Sportman’s Arms”
Bandy Williambricklayer, shopkeeper, and coal dealer
Bolton Williambeer retailer and carpenter
Bone Walterboot and shoemaker
Brand Johncoal dealer
Brand Josephboot and shoemaker
Capp Thomasboot and shoemaker
Cleaver Georgegrocer, draper, assistant overseer, collector of rates, surveyor of highways, post master, &c.
Coles Henrypainter and plumber
Cutler Georgeshopkeeper
Denchfield Mrs. Hannahthe “Five Bells”
Dimmock Elicarpenter
Denchfield Levibuilder and wheelwright
Dimmock Matthewshoemaker and shopkeeper
Denchfield Sethwheelwright and vict., “Royal Oak”
Dimmock Thomascoal merchant
Faulkner Josephbaker
Foster Henryblacksmith and shopkeeper
Ginger Thomasbutcher and shopkeeper
Green Henrybricklayer
Hammerton Johnbricklayer
Hardwick Josephcarpenter and builder
Hart Edwardestate agent
Hart Philipauctioneer, land and estate agent
Heley Brothersmillers, maltsters, and corn factors
Jordan Georgeshopkeeper and coal dealer
Langley Henrybaker
Mallett Thomasbaker
Munday Williamshopkeeper
Page Williambutcher
Pollard Andrewblacksmith
Randall Davidtailor
Randall Frederickcoal merchant
Rogers Henrybaker
Rogers Joseph“Dove Inn”
Stevens Thomas“Cock Inn”
Taylor Henryshopkeeper
Trueman Georgebrick and tile manufacturer
Whipham Marygrocer
Whitman Edwingrocer and draper
Windmill Henry C.“Queen’s Head”
Windwill Johnbutcher and grocer
Adams Henry Charles 
Biggs, Edward 
Brandon Joseph 
Collins Mrs. Mary 
Fountaine Bernard William 
Gates Johnand landowner
Hart Philipand landowner
Hedges Richard 
Heley James William 
Heley Thomas Somes 
Heley William, senr.and landowner
Manning William 
Markham Charles(steward)
Paine Charles 
Prentice John 
Rose George 
Smith Mrs. Jane 
Stevens Thomasand landowner
Underwood William 
Valentine Robert 
Webster A. L.(steward)
Woodhead William 
Woodman Joseph