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KINGSTON

Transcribed from William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Devonshire 1850, by Terry Partridge.

KINGSTON, a small scattered village, 3½ miles S.S.W. of Modbury, has in its parish 529 souls, and 2233 acres of land, extending westward to the Erme estuary and southward to Bigbury Bay. The manor of Kingston belongs to Rd. Julian, Esq., and that of Scobbescombe to T. Bulteel, Esq. The Wise family own Langston and Wonwell, and the Duke of Somerset and a few smaller owners have estates here. The Church is a small ancient structure, and the living is a curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Ermington.

DIRECTORY

Crimp Mr Wm.
Martin Joseph, cider dealer
Matthews Edwin
Ponsford John, vict. Britannia
Prout John, miller, Cling Mill
Ryder Jno. brhs
Triggs Js. par.clerk
Wise Arhur, Esq., Langston

BLACKSMITHS.

King James
Tollack Wm.

BOOT & SHOE MAKERS.

Edgecombe Els.
Pearce Wm.

CARPENTERS.

Hackworthy Sml.
Hackworthy Ths.

FARMERS. (* are Owners.)

* Brooking Lewis
Brooking Wm.
Crimp Samuel
Crocker Richard
Dingle Joseph
Lakeman Rd.
Langworthy Edn.
Loy Rd. Wonwell
Martin Jph. Tor
Pearce Richard
Ryder John
Ryder Henry, Tor
* Sparrow John
Stidson James
Stidson Wm.
Triggs Philip
* Walker Wm.
White Jane
Willson Robert
Worth Wm.
Wyatt Francis

MASONS.

Hackworthy Geo.
Lee James
Triggs James

TAILORS.

Hackworthy Wm.
Tippett Wm.