Late C16 or early C17. Timber-framed, partly brick nogging and partly plastered.
Tiled roof with gable ends. 2 storeys. 1st floor 4-light metal casement. Ground
floor: centre door in moulded case with hood, flanked by casements with glazing
bars and shutters. Passageway to right with C19 brick arched surround.
Built around 1600 this small cottage was the home
of Hannah Russell (1753-1849) in the early nineteenth century and had probably belonged to the Russell family for many years.
After she died in 1849 it became the base of the Price/Harbour family from 1861 until at least 1926.
From Tithe Map
Owned by William Russell and occupied by Hannah Russell.
Hannah Russell 85.
James Bradford, 35, Groom.
Mary Price, 36 Needle Woman.
Sarah A Harbour, 28 Dressmaker.
Sarah A Harbour 38 Dressmaker.
Sarah A Harbour 48 Dressmaker.
Sarah A Harbour, 58, Dressmaker.
From 1910 Survey
Occupier S Harbour. Owner Execrs. of E Russell c/o H Garrood Esq Solrs.
Sarah Ann Harbour 68, Dressmaker.
Harbour Mrs and Miss Dressmakers.
Poole C R.
For more on Hannah Russell see No 20
James Bradford was born in Much Marcle in 1816, he married Hannah Hodges in Ledbury in 1844. They moved to Colwall by 1861, no children.
In 1841 Mary Price is with her husband John in Back Lane with a daughter Ellen, b 1840. By 1851, still in Back Lane, they have Sarah Ann b 1843 and Jane b 1846. Birth registration gives the mother's maiden name as Godsall.
John Price died in 1859 age 54 in the Southend so the family were in the Southend before that date and were to stay there until 1923.
Mary now head of household in 1861, is with her daughter Sarah Ann 18, both earn their keep as needlewomen. Also in the household are lodgers
Richard Brooke 22 and Henry Harbour, 25.
Sarah Ann Price married Henry Harbour, the lodger, in 1862. (Ellen Price was a witness).
From the Hereford Times Saturday May 31st 1862.
HARBOUR-PRICE May 29 at Ledbury church, by the Rev John Jackson, Mr Henry Harbour, to Sarah Ann,
second daughter of the late Mr John Price, all of Ledbury.
Henry Harbour, was the second son of Henry and Ann Harbour .
Henry senior was a writing clerk working for the Canal Company in Ledbury in 1841, promoted to Wharfinger
in Hereford by 1851 when Henry junior is with him.
Henry and Sarah Ann had Alfred in 1863, Henry John in 1865 and Ellen Jane in 1869. Unfortunately Henry died in 1870 aged just 35.
the head of household is now Sarah Ann Harbour 28 widow, dressmaker with her children Alfred, Henry
and Ellen. Also there are Ellen Price, sister, 30 and Jane Price, sister, 26.
it is just Sarah Ann and her three children and in 1891, 1901
just Sarah Ann and Ellen.
Sarah Ann died in the Southend in 1923 age 80 and Ellen in St Katherines in 1938 aged 69.
1926 Electoral Register
Harbour Ellen Jane.