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

CATTISTOCK, a village on the river Frome 9½ miles N.W. from Dorchester; it has a neat Gothic church, with an excellent rectory house. The living is a rectory. Here is a National school. The parish comprises, with the hamlet of Sandhills, about 3000 acres, and the population in 1841 was 549. Post Office, at Elizabeth Nobbs'. Letters arrive at 7 a.m. and are despatched at 6 30 p.m.

Millington Miss Martha Eleanor
Newick Mr. John
Stein John, esq. Chalmington house
Warren Rev. Edwd. Blackburn, M.A.
Atkins Geo. grocer and draper
Atkins Wm. dairyman, Chantmarle farm
Barrett Wm. grocer, &c. Sandhills
Bowles James, blacksmith
Chapel Thomas, farmer
Curtis Wm. 'Three Horse Shoes,' Sandhills
Dubben Saml. boot & shoemaker
Dunford James, grocery dealer
Harris John, farmer
Henning William, farmer, Hollway farm
Hounsell Thomas, dairyman, Lower Chalmington
Jones Edward, builder
Legg Benj. farmer, Wickham
Legg Job, stonemason
M'Corquodale Daniel, bailiff
Marsh Charlotte, dress maker
Meadway Joseph, butcher
Medway John, farmer
Mitchell John, draper and grocer
National School, Cleal John, master
Neale William, tailor
Nobbs Hen. farmer
Nobbs Thomas W. veterinary surgeon
Nobbs William, boot & shoemaker
Peach J. farmer, Broad Wickham
Shepherd Mrs. Charlotte, farmer
Smith Thomas, farmer, Impark farm
Swateridge Wm. grocery dealer
Symes John, farmer, Higher Holway
Thorner Thomas, grocer
Upshall Charles, blacksmith
Wightman Richd. Luttley, carpenter
Wightman Richard Luttley, boarding & day school
Wightman Thos. 'Fox & Hounds'
Wightman Wm. Crew, carpenter
Williams Edward, miller and baker
CARRIER to Yeovil, Thomas Thorner, on frid.