Notes on Longwick (Sheahan)


Description of Longwick from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

Longwick is a hamlet extending two miles east from Princes Risborough. Here is a Baptist Chapel, a large flour mill, with several good residences and ancient cottages.


Notes from Kelly’s Directory, 1903.

Longwick is a hamlet 2 miles north-west, near the Icknield way, and has Baptist and Wesleyan chapels. A church of England is conducted in the schoolroom on Sundays.

  Sexton, John Barnard Bailey, Church street.

Private Residences.

Graham James, The Grove

Walker James, The Elms



Bass James, farmer, Bell farm

Bass Joseph, farmer, Church farm

Claydon John Thomas, grocer & draper

Clayton Thomas, grocer

Foster George, Duke of Wellington P.H.

Goodchild Ebenezer, farmer

Goodchild Jn. watercress grower & farmer

Goodchild Owen, Red Lion P.H.

Goodchild Thos. farmer & market gardener

Kingham James, farmer.

Mortemore Thomas, White Horse P.H.

Paine Edwin, miller (water), Longwick mill

Purssell Richard, farmer, Red House farm

Rogers Charlotte (Mrs.), beer retailer

Smith Thomas, farmer, Anderton farm

Smith William, farmer, Rag farm

Stratford Frederick, poultry breeder

Walker James, wheelright, blacksmith, timber merchant, saw mills & farmer.

Walker Maria (Mrs.), Sportsman’s Arms P.H.

Webb George, beer retailer

Weston John farmer