An entry in capitals in W and H Almanack denoted the fact that a person had paid to place an advertisement. A few people from Badsey advertised. William Pethard, fruit and potato salesman advertised from 1904 until his death in 1908. F Cockerill of Cockerill & Jelfs, builders, advertised for one year only in 1924. John Ernest Cull, baker, placed a whole page advertisement for his bakery business in 1929. Cyril Bird, motor engineer and cycle agent, first advertised in 1933. By 1938 he added an Austin 20 Hearse to his fleet.