Universal British Directory, 1793

 

Below are nearly 400 names from Frome and nearby villages listed alphabetically. Individuals with more than one occupation appear to have been listed separately for each in the directory.

 

Name

Occupation

Abode

ABBOT, James

Carpenter

Frome

ABBOT, William

Innkeeper (Unicorn)

Frome

ADAMS, George

Clothier

Buckland Denham

ADAMS, Henry

Second & Livery Clothier

Buckland Denham

ADAMS, Thomas

Blacksmith

Frome

ADLAM, John

Miller & Baker

Frome

ALLEN,

Allen & Son, Dyers

Frome

ALLEN, James

Cardmaker

Frome

ALLEN, James

Maltster

Beckington

ALLEN, John

Clothier

Frome

ALLEN, Samuel

Surgeon

Mells

ALLWOOD, Samuel

Cardmaker

Frome

ALLWOOD, William

Cardmaker

Frome

AMES, John

Clothier

Frome

AMES, Josiah

Clothier

Frome

AMES, Josiah

Clothier

Frome

AMES, Revd John

Rector of Buckland Denham

Buckland Denham

AMMERLEY, John

Machine Maker

Frome

ANDREWS, James

Excise Officer

Frome

ASHMAN, Ann

Innkeeper (Griffin)

Frome

AXE, Samuel

Staymaker

Frome

AXFORD, Henry

Taylor

Frome

AYRES,

Ayres & Wilkins, Clothiers

Frome

AYRES, James

Gent

Frome

AYRES, Richard

Maltster

Frome

BAILEY, William

Shoemaker

Frome

BAILEY, William

Haberdasher

Beckington

BAKER, William

Cooper

Frome

BARBER, James

Baker & Maltster

Frome

BARBER, John

Baker

Frome

BARTLETT,

Baker

Frome

BARTLETT, John

Clothier & Baker

Frome

BARTLETT, William

Butcher

Frome

BARTLETT, William

Gardener

Frome

BARTON, William

Superfine Clothier

Frome

BAYLEY, Joseph

Clothier

Frome

BAYLY, Elizabeth

Chandler

Frome

BAYLY, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

BAYLY, Richard

Tanner

Frome

BAYLY, Zachary

Gent

Frome

BAYNTON, John

Grocer & Tallow-chandler

Frome

BEDBURY, Mrs

Widow

Frome

BENNETT, Thomas

Saddler

Frome

BERNARD, Alexander

Hairdresser

Frome

BIGGS, James

Innkeeper (Packhorse)

Frome

BISHOP, James

Shoemaker

Frome

BISHOP, Lucy

Mantua Maker

Frome

BISHOP, Revd Dr

Rector of Mells, Leigh-on-Mendip, Vicar of Stoke Lane & Rector of Donhead etc

Mells

BLUNT, Robert

Clothier

Frome

BOULTER, William

Carrier

Frome

BOWDEN, Samuel

Attorney

Frome

BROADBENT, Revd Mr

Dissenting Minister

Frome

BROOKMAN, John

Carpenter

Frome

BROOMWITCH, William

Gent

Frome

BROUGHTON, Joseph

Grocer & Tallow-chandler

Frome

BROWN, John

Mealman

Frome

BUNN, Thomas

Attorney & Clerk to the Wilts Assurance Office

Frome

BURROUGH, Elizabeth

Baker

Frome

BUTCHER, Francis

Blacksmith

Frome

BUTCHER, Robert

Plaisterer & Tyler

Frome

BUTLER, James

Shoemaker

Frome

BUTLER, Thomas

Butcher

Frome

BUTTON, Samuel

Clothier

Frome

CARPENTER, Benjamin

 

Frome

CARPENTER, James

Corn Dealer & Miller

Beckington

CARPENTER, Richard

Carpenter

Frome

CHAPMAN, John

Shoemaker

Frome

CHAPMAN, William

Clothier

Frome

CHARD, Charles

Druggist & Chemist

Frome

CHARLES, Thomas

Maltster

Mells

CHASTEY, John

Ironmonger

Frome

CHELTENHAM, James

Innkeeper (Waggon & Horses)

Frome

CHELTENHAM, John

Plaisterer & Tyler

Frome

CHISLETT, E.

Ladies' Boarding School

Beckington

CHURCH, John

Gent

Frome

CLARK, John

Carpenter

Frome

CLARK, John

Glazier

Frome

CLARK, Revd John

Rector of Marston Bigot

Marston Bigot

CLEMENT,

Clement & Son, Clothiers

Frome

COCKEY, Ann

Coppersmith, Brazier & Plumber

Frome

COCKEY, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

COCKLE, James

John & James Cockle, Superfine Clothiers

Chapmanslade

COCKLE, John

John & James Cockle, Superfine Clothiers

Chapmanslade

COLLIER, James

Clothier

Frome

COLLIER, John

Butcher

Frome

COOK, James

Peruke Maker

Frome

COOKE, Joseph

Maltster, Miller & Baker

Frome

COOPER, Jesse

Cardmaker

Frome

COOPER, Mrs

Schoolmistress

Frome

CORK & ORRERY, Rt Hon. Earl of

 

Marston Bigot

CRABB, William

Clothier

Beckington

CROCKER,

Crocker & Son, Schoolmasters, Surveyors & Printers

Frome

CROOM, Joseph

Innkeeper (Blue Boar)

Frome

CULVERHOUSE, Sarah

Butcher

Frome

DAINTON, Samuel

Clothier

Beckington

DANIEL, John

Glazier & Plumber

Frome

DANIEL, Peter

Bookseller

Frome

DAVID, Revd Mr

Baptist Minister

Frome

DAVIS, William

Butcher

Frome

DAVIS, William

Innkeeper (Trooper)

Frome

DAY, Mary

Milliner

Frome

DEACON, John

Gardener

Frome

DENMEAD, Stephen

Butcher

Frome

DENNING, Revd Mr

Dissenting Minister

Frome

DENNING, Thomas

Miller

Frome

DICKS,

Dicks & Mintey, Ladies¹ School

Frome

DOMMETT, William

Clothier

Frome

DREDGE, William

Shopkeeper

Frome

EASTMAN, William

Hatter

Frome

EDGELL, James

Attorney

Frome

EDGELL, Robert

Salter

Frome

EDWARDS, Thomas

Glazier

Frome

ELLIOT, James

Baker

Frome

ELLIOTT, James

Clothes Shop

Frome

EVERETT, Wm

Superfine Clothier

Horningsham, Wilts

FARR, James

Shoemaker

Frome

FINALL, William

Innkeeper (Crown)

Frome

FLOWER, James

Chandler

Frome

FORD, James

Innkeeper (White Swan)

Frome

FORD, John

Victualler

Frome

FORD, Miss

Misses Ford, Milliners etc

Frome

FORD, Mrs

Widow

Frome

FORD, William

Saddler

Beckington

FRAMPTON, James

Attorney

Frome

FRENCH, David

Maltster

Frome

FRENCH, James

Wiredrawer

Frome

FRENCH, Joseph

Clothier

Frome

FRENCH, Joseph

Taylor

Frome

FRENCH, William

Surgeon

Frome

FRICKER, James

Baker

Frome

FROWD, Joseph

Surgeon

Frome

FUSSELL, Austin

Austin, John & James Fussell, Edge Tool Makers

Mells

FUSSELL, James

Austin, John & James Fussell, Edge Tool Makers

Mells

FUSSELL, John

Austin, John & James Fussell, Edge Tool Makers

Mells

FUSSELL, John

Edge Tool Maker

Nunney

GEORGE, George

Superfine Clothier

Frome

GIFFORD, Jas

Innkeeper (Ring of Bells)

Frome

GIFFORD, William

Wiredrawer

Frome

GILES, James

Baker

Frome

GILLET, John

Currier

Frome

GOLLEDGE, Rich.

Innkeeper (Sun)

Frome

GOLLEDGE, William

Clothier

Frome

GOLLEDGE, William

Schoolmaster

Frome

GORDON, Thomas

Fuller

Beckington

GOULD, Nicholas

Clothier

Beckington

GREGORY, Benj.

Innkeeper (Bell)

Frome

GREGORY, Daniel

Roper

Frome

GREGORY, James

Wiredrawer

Frome

GREGORY, John

Wiredrawer

Frome

GREGORY, John

Collar Maker

Frome

GRIFFIN, Michael

Innkeeper (Three Swans)

Frome

GRIFFITH, Edward

Linen Draper & Grocer

Frome

GRIFFITH, Mrs

Widow

Frome

GRIFFITH, Revd Mr

Rector of Elm, Master of the Grammar School

Frome

GULLY, James

Baker

Frome

GUY, Job

Blacksmith

Frome

GUY, John

Breeches Maker

Frome

HALL, Thomas

Clothier

Frome

HARRIS, James

Baker

Frome

HARRIS, Thomas

Cardmaker

Frome

HARROLD, Joseph

Wheelwright

Frome

HARVEY, Mary

Milliner

Frome

HATSON, Edm.

Innkeeper (Jolly Butcher)

Frome

HAWKINS, Joseph

Tallow Chandler

Frome

HAYWARD, Robert

Clothier

Beckington

HAYWARD, William

Clothier

Beckington

HEAL, James

Shoemaker

Frome

HEAL, John

Shoemaker

Frome

HENTON,

Henton & Son, Peruke Maker

Frome

HENTON, Benjamin

Clothier

Frome

HENTON, William

Perfumer & Toyman

Frome

HILL, John

Taylor

Frome

HILL, Thomas

Grocer & Tallow Chandler

Chapmanslade

HILLIAR, Thomas

Watchmaker

Frome

HISCOCKS, Thomas

Clothier

Frome

HISCOX, Michael

Shoemaker

Frome

HISCOX, William

Innkeeper (Spread Eagle)

Frome

HISKETT, James

Clothier

Frome

HISKETT, John

Brick & Tilemaker

Frome

HODDER, William

Taylor

Frome

HODDINOTT, Miss

Gentry etc

Frome

HODGKIN, Ralph

Gent

Frome

HOLE,

Shoemaker & Cardmaker

Frome

HOLLIDAY, Ann

Confectioner

Frome

HOLLIDAY, James

Baker

Frome

HOLMES, Sarah

Cook

Frome

HOOPER, John

Innkeeper (George)

Frome

HOOPER, Joseph

Share Maker

Nunney

HOPKINS,

Taylor

Frome

HORNER, Thomas esq

JP

Mells

HORTON, Daniel

Innkeeper (Castle)

Frome

HULBERT, Robert

Druggist & Chemist

Frome

HUMPHRYS, James

Gent

Frome

HUMPHRYS, William

Cardmaker

Frome

HUNT, John

Wheelwright

Frome

HUNTLEY, William

Clothier

Frome

HUSSEY, William

Glazier

Frome

IMBER, Joseph

Woolstapler

Frome

IRELAND, Revd Mr

Vicar of Frome

Frome

IRELAND, Revd William

Curate of Maiden Bradley & Horningsham

Horningsham WIL

JESSER, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

JESSER, Thomas

Schoolmaster

Frome

JONES, John

Butcher

Frome

JONES, John

Clothier

Frome

JONES, Joseph

Glazier

Frome

JONES, T.

Postmaster, Auctioneer & Agent to Phoenix Fire Office

Frome

JOSEPH, Aaron

Silversmith etc

Frome

JOYCE, Jermiah

Butcher

Frome

KATE, William

Stay Maker

Frome

KELSON, William

Gent

Beckington

KENT, Revd Dr

Rector of Berkley

Berkley

KING, George

Cabinet Maker

Frome

KING, John

Joiner & Builder

Frome

KNIGGE, Frederick

Surgeon

Frome

LACEY, John

Shoemaker

Frome

LACEY, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

LACEY, Timothy

Gent

Frome

LACEY, William

Clothier

Frome

LACEY, William

 

Frome

LESTER, John

Baker

Frome

LESTER, John

Carpenter

Frome

LEWIS,

M.D.

Frome

LITTLE, John

Brazier

Frome

MARKES, George

Innkeeper (Lamb)

Frome

MEARES, Messrs

Dyers

Frome

MEES, John

Taylor

Frome

MEES, John

Linen Draper & Mercer

Frome

MEES, Richard

Taylor

Frome

MERRIFIELD, James

Baker

Frome

MESSITER, Nathaniel

Clothier

Frome

MIDDLETON, Ann

Innkeeper (Angel)

Frome

MIDDLETON, John Clavey

Gent

Frome

MIDDLETON, John Douglas

London & Bristol Carrier

Frome

MIDDLETON, Stephen

Cabinet Maker & Auctioneer

Frome

MILES, Wm

Second & Livery Clothier

Nunney

MILLER, Joseph

Surgeon

Frome

MINTEY,

Dicks & Mintey, Ladies¹ School

Frome

MITTEN, Jos.

Innkeeper (Woolpack)

Beckington

MOODY, John

Maltster

Horningsham, Wilts

MOODY, Mrs

Schoolmistress

Frome

MOON, J.

Innkeeper (Lamb & Fountain)

Frome

MOON, Rob.

Innkeeper (Mason's Arms)

Frome

MOORE, Joseph

Mason

Frome

MORGAN, James

Baker

Frome

MORGAN, John

Cardmaker

Frome

MORGAN, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

MORGAN, Revd Jones Mordecai

Curate of Beckington

Beckington

MUFFETT,

Linen Draper & Grocer

Frome

MUIR, John

Draper & Clothier

Frome

MUSSELL, Joseph

Innkeeper (Bell)

Frome

NAPPER, Thomas

Drysalter

Frome

NASONS, R.

Innkeeper (Marquis of Bath's Arms)

Frome

NEAL, John

Innkeeper (Swan)

Frome

NEWPORT, Edward

Junior, Gent

Frome

NEWPORT, Edward

Senior, Gent

Frome

NEWPORT, Samuel

Innkeeper (Ship)

Frome

OLIVE, John

Clothier

Frome

OLIVE, Messrs

Clothiers & Dyers

Frome

ORAM, George

Hosier

Frome

OWL, John

Baker

Frome

PAGE, Edward

Tinplate Worker

Frome

PAINE, Joseph

Peruke Maker

Frome

PAINE, Robert

Second & Livery Clothier

Nunney

PAINE, Sampson

China Man

Frome

PALMER, William

Painter & Glazier

Frome

PARKER, Richard

Stay Maker

Frome

PARRETT, George

Carpenter

Frome

PARSONS, Charles

Breeches Maker

Frome

PARSONS, William

Taylor

Frome

PEARCE, Henry

Wheelwright

Frome

PIKE, James

Shoemaker

Frome

PITT, Caleb

Clock Maker

Frome

POBJOY, James

Maltster

Frome

POBJOY, James

Clothier

Frome

POBJOY, John

Clothier

Frome

POBJOY, John

Cardmaker

Frome

POPE, William

Hatter

Frome

PORCH, Richard

Baker & Miller

Frome

PRATTEN, James

Innkeeper (George)

Nunney

RAWLINGS, James

Cardmaker

Frome

RAWLINGS, Thomas

Clothier

Frome

RICHARDS, Charles

Tiler & Plaisterer

Frome

RICHARDS, James

Shoemaker

Frome

RICHARDSON, John

Patten Maker

Frome

ROGERS, Revd John Methuen

JP, Rector of Rodden

Berkley

ROGERS, Thomas

Gardener

Frome

ROGERS, Thomas

Plumber

Frome

ROGERS, Thomas

Carpenter

Frome

ROSSITER, William

Clothier

Frome

RUMSEY, James

Cooper

Frome

SAUNDERS, John

Schoolmaster

Beckington

SAUNDERS, Tho.

Innkeeper (Wheatsheaf)

Frome

SELFE, Robert

Peruke Maker & Bailiff of the Hundred

Frome

SHEPPARD, George

Taylor

Frome

SHEPPARD, Henry

Gent

Frome

SHEPPARD, James

Wiredrawer

Frome

SHEPPARD, James

Cardmaker

Frome

SHEPPARD, John

Superfine Clothier

Frome

SHEPPARD, Joseph

Wine Merchant

Frome

SHEPPARD, Walter

Wm, Walter & Wm Sheppard, Superfine Clothiers

Frome

SHEPPARD, William

Wm, Walter & Wm Sheppard, Superfine Clothiers

Frome

SHEPPARD, William

Town Crier

Frome

SHINGLES,

Shingles & Son, Breeches Makers & Woolstaplers

Frome

SIBREE, Revd Mr

Baptist Minister

Frome

SIMS, James

Wheelwright

Frome

SINGER, John

Clothier

Frome

SINGER, Joseph

Gent

Frome

SINGER, Samuel

Taylor

Frome

SINGER, Walter

Innkeeper (Bell)

Buckland Denham

SINGER, William

Mercer & Draper

Frome

SINKINS, Benjamin

Shopkeeper

Frome

SINKINS, John

Draper & Mercer

Frome

SLADE, John

Clothier

Frome

STARR, Thomas

Butcher

Frome

STEVENS, John

Shopkeeper

Frome

STEVENS, John

Tanner

Frome

STOCKER, William

Whitesmith

Frome

STOKES, Mrs

Widow

Frome

STONE, George

Shopkeeper

Frome

STRONG, Richard

Baker

Frome

STYLES, William

Butcher

Frome

SUMMERS, John

Innkeeper (Eagle)

Frome

SUMMERS, Robert

Butcher

Frome

SUTTON,

Wilkins & Sutton, Clothiers

Horningsham WIL

SYMPSON,

Sympson & Son, Working Cutlers

Frome

TALLOW, James

Wheelwright

Frome

TARRANT, Miss

Milliner

Frome

TAYLOR, Charles

Carpenter

Frome

TAYLOR, George

Carpenter

Frome

TAYLOR, Thomas

Carpenter

Frome

THOMAS, Roger

Glazier & Plumber

Frome

THOMPSON, William

London & Bristol Carrier

Frome

TILLEY, James

Chandler

Frome

TITFORD, Charles

Chandler's Shop & Pig Butcher

Frome

TREASURE, James

Taylor

Frome

TREASURE, John

Clothier

Frome

TROTMAN, James

Cardmaker & Dealer in earthenware

Frome

TROTMAN, John

Currier

Frome

TUCK, Isaac

Chandler

Frome

TURNER, Ann

Grocer

Frome

VATIS, James

Baker

Frome

VAUGHAN,

M.D.

Frome

VIGOR, James

Taylor

Frome

VIGOR, Thomas

Baker

Frome

VINCENT, John

Surgeon

Frome

VINEY, James

Shoemaker

Frome

WALKER, Revd Mr

Curate of Mells & Nunney

Mells

WALTER, William

Clothier

Frome

WALTERS, Revd Mr

Curate of Frome, Rector of Lullington

Frome

WATTS, Ja.

Brightsmith & Ironmonger

Frome

WATTS, Jeremiah

Clothier

Chapmanslade

WATTS, William

Grazier

Frome

WAYLAND, James

Currier

Frome

WAYLAND, John

Maltster

Frome

WAYLAND, Thomas

Mercer & Draper

Frome

WEBB, James

Watchmaker

Frome

WEBB, John

Peruke Maker & Hairdresser

Frome

WEBB, John

Saddler & Seller of stamps

Frome

WEBB, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

WEST, Ann

Peruke Maker

Frome

WEST, Thomas

Clothier

Frome

WEST, Thomas

Brightsmith

Frome

WEST, William

Shoemaker

Frome

WHEELER, Joseph

Clothier

Beckington

WHITCHURCH, George

Gent

Frome

WHITCHURCH, Revd Mr

Dissenting Minister

Frome

WHITE, Job

Mercer & Draper

Frome

WHITEHEAD, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

WHITING, George

Mason

Frome

WHITING, John

Mason

Frome

WICKHAM, James Anth.

Attorney

Frome

WICKHAM, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

WILKINS,

Ayres & Wilkins, Clothiers

Frome

WILKINS,

Wilkins & Sutton, Clothiers

Horningsham, Wilts

WILKINS, Robert

Clothier

Frome

WILLIAM, Bailey

Gent

Frome

WILLIS, Jacob

Silversmith & Watchmaker

Frome

WILLIS, William

Maltster

Beckington

WILLOUGHBY, Charles

Grocer

Frome

WILSONN, Mrs

Gentry etc

Frome

WILTSHIRE, William

Grocer

Frome

WISE, William

Shoemaker

Frome

WISE, William

Taylor

Frome

WITCOMB, Charles

Hatter

Frome

WITCOMB, James

Shoemaker

Frome

YEELES, Elizabeth

Breeches Maker

Frome

YEOMAN, John

Maltster

Frome

YOUNG, Berrick

Shoemaker

Frome

YOUNG, Charles

Butcher

Frome

YOUNG, John

Butcher

Frome