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

HAMWORTHY, a village nearly a mile W. from Poole. A new church was erected here a few years since, its predecessor having been destroyed during the wars between Charles I. and his parliament; here is a place of worship for Independents and a Free school. The parish comprises 1200 acres and in 1841 contained 351 inhabitants.

Adams George Anthony, esq.
Fayer Rev. Charles, (curate)
Jones Mr. John
Allen Robert, 'Ponsonby's Arms'
Arnold Thomas, farmer, Upp. Ham
Bulford John, baker & grocery dlr.
Chisman John, master mariner
Clench John, 'Red Lion' Up. Ham
Dean Wm. farmer, Upper farm
Frampton George, ship owner
Meadus Thomas & Son, ship & boat builders
Pearce Robert, farmer, Upp. Ham
Pitman Thomas, farmer
Reed Edward, 'Railway Hotel'
Robbins Robert, beer retailer
Williams James, ship & boat builder
Wilson Hill, station master, Poole
Railway station Young Samuel, farmer