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

EVERSHOT, a parochial chapelry in the parish of Frome St. Quintin, 7 miles E.N.E. from Beaminster; formerly a market was held here; a fair for cattle, pigs, &c. takes place on May the 12th. The parish comprises 1386 acres, and had in 1841 a population of 566. Post Office at James Chubb's, Letters are received from and despatched to Dorchester daily.

Berry Mr. John
Collins Rev. Ed ward, M.A. (curate)
Jesty Mrs. Anne
Chamberlain Eliza, milliner
Chislett Charles, tailor
Christopher John, butcher
Chubb James, baker and grocer
Chubb James, brewer and cooper
Chubb John, cooper & grocer
Clapcott John Joseph, surgeon
Conway Ann, dressmaker
Conway Henry, carpenter
Cox James, tailor
Cox Mary, milliner & dressmaker
Dennett Thomas, dairyman
Edwards John, boot & shoemaker
Endowed Free school, Henning Robert, master
Frampton Thos. hollow wood turner
Groves James, thatcher
Groves John, carpenter
Groves John, stonemason
Groves Joseph, thatcher
Groves Wm. patten wood maker
Jennings Joseph Crew & Thomas Robert, solicitors & agents to the West of England(F. & L) Insurance Co.
Jennings William, land agent
Kellaway William, farmer
Knell James, shoemaker
Knell Esau, tailor
Martin John & Arthur, land surveyors
Miller Henry, 'Fox Inn'
Miller Richard, butcher
Mullins Sarah, baker
Peach James, farmer, Burl farm
Pouncy John, saddler
Pullman Robert, blacksmith
Roberts James, blacksmith
Roberts Richard, parish clerk
Russell George, 'Acorn Inn'
Ryall Samuel & Rebecca, grocery, &c. dealers
Snaith Francis, farmer, Lox tree
Swaffield John, farmer, Gurt farm
Trenchard John, butcher

CARRIERS to Sherborne, Stephen Cox, mon. tues. thurs. sat. and to Yeovil, fri.
CARRIERS to Dorchester, Thos. Howe, wed. sat.