Use this link to see a 1927 directory of Shedfield Parish pdf file
This was transcribed from a well known directory. It is interesting to note how many ‘market gardeners’ there were in 1927 in ‘The Chase’ (now known as Waltham Chase) and Shirrell Heath.
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There were 10 market gardeners in The Chase:Benham Alfred Fletcher Hy Gamblin Jn Holman Eliz (Mrs.) Kirby Alan Kirby James Knight Alfred Smith Frank Smith Hy Spencer Jas
and one fruit grower:Dawes Tom Harry Mark
one butcher:Titheridge Walter
one builder:Short Louis Alfd.
one farmer:Ford Bertie Reginld.
one draper:Downie Olive Dora (Miss)
If you have local knowledge that can correct this information then please let us know! Some entries do not have addresses so we can’t tell which village they were in.