Transcript of the description for Buckhorn Weston from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851

BUCKHORN WESTON, a village 4 miles E.S.E. from Wincanton (Somerset) and 8½ W.N.W. from Shaftesbury, it has a handsome church in the Norman style, the living of which is a rectory. The parish comprises 2080 acres, and had in 1841 a population of 460.

Ashford James, farmer
Coombs Meshach, carpenter, &c.
Cross Thomas, cooper
Dyke John, dairyman
Flower John, farmer
Gatehouse John, farmer
Godwin Geo. 'Stapleton Arms' & butcher
Gregory Elias, boot & shoemaker
Hannam David, baker
Herridge John, farmer
Hellyer Mary, farmer
Hine John, blacksmith
Knight James, farmer
Lambert Charles, farmer, Weston quarry
Lanning Job, farmer
Loader Caleb, farmer
Loader Caleb, jun. farmer
Lush Thomas, farmer
Marsh William, grocery dealer
Perrett Alfred, blacksmith
Pickford Samuel, farmer
Raymond William, farmer
Read Geo. carpenter and wheelwright
Sheppard John, school
Shute Wil1iam, wheelwright
Strong Thos. boot & shoe maker
Ware William, beer retailer