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Index to

Tapping at the Garden Gate:

Everyday Life in the Village of Sidbury, Devon During the Nineteenth Century

by

Barbara Softly

published in 1995 by

Westcountry Books, Halsgrove House, Lower Moor Way, Tiverton EX16 6SS

ISBN 1 898386 22 6

Index prepared by Paula Musgrove, <paula.musgrove[at]talk21[dot]com>

"Much of this book has been based on the diary of Eliza Sarah Clarke and the writings of her brother, James Clarke"

Index Format: Surname, Title & First Name, Date, Comments, Page Nos.

, Rose, , cousin of Eliza Sarah Clarke, p 36
Abel, Mrs Mary, , third daughter of Nicholas Warren; John Gale paid Ridgway Farm rent to her, p 15
Acland, Edmund, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Amor, Louise, , wife of John Hutchings, p 55
Anning, James, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Ash, Mary Ann, , wife of William Clarke; had been in service of Fursdon family of Sidmouth, p 17
Babington, Richard, 1630s, vicar; resigned from C of E in 1644; founded first Independent chapel in valley, p 31
Bagwell, John, mid 1800s, before magistrate in Ottery St Mary accused of ill-treating master's horses, p 16
Bagwell, Tom, , , p 28
Banks, Henry, , postman, p 69, 70
Bartlet, Isobel, , wife of William Brown, p 29
Bayley, family, , , p 75
Bayley, Miss, , , p 69
Bayley, Mr, , , p 31
Bayley, Mr, , JP, of Cotford House, p 76
Blakiston, Revd, , , p 75
Bond, Christopher, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Braddick, Richard, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Brookes, George jr., , husband of Martha Hayman, p 63
Brown, William, , husband of Isobel Bartlet, p 29
Burrough, family, 1850s, travelled between England and America, p 55
Burrough, Mary, , mother of Susan, p 50
Burrough, Mary Ann, 1821, married at 19; had 18 children; died 1878; outlived husband by 24 years, p 17
Burrough, Sarah, 1828, left one pound to each of Thomas Warren Burrough's children in America, p 17
Burrough, Susan, , born 1839; daughter of Mary and Thomas Burrough; married William George Pearson, p 50
Burrough, Thomas, , father of Susan, p 50
Burrough, Thomas Warren, 1828, in America, p 50
Butter, Mr, , Livonia Cottage, p 51
Carslake, James, , Shoemaker, p 47
Carslake, Leopold, , Chairmaker, p 51
Carslake, Mr, , , p 34
Carslake, Richard, , of Buckley; House used as non-conformist meeting place, p 31
Carslake, Timothy, , Cordwainer; church Sexton, p 28
Cave, family, 1868, donated money for chapel of ease at Sidford, p 26, 46, 73, 75
Channon, Miss, , of Honiton, p 62
Chown, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Chown, Robt., 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Clarke, Bob, , see Clarke, Robert, p 38, 39, 40, 71
Clarke, Christopher, , son of William & Mary Ann Clarke, p 18, 71
Clarke, Eliza Sarah, , of Plyford Farm, p 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 47, 51, 57, 62, 63, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76
Clarke, George, , , p 39
Clarke, Georgina, , daughter of William & Mary Ann Clarke; died 1859 aged 2, p 18
Clarke, James George, , son of William & Mary Ann Clarke; aka Jem; owned Iron Foundry in Sidmouth; went to London; bassoon player with London County Council Orchestra, p 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 48, 52, 62, 71
Clarke, John Thomas, , son of William & Mary Ann Clarke; aka Tom, p 18
Clarke, Mary Ann, , daughter of William & Mary Ann Clarke; aka Polly; went into service, p 18, 23
Clarke, Miriam, 1861, of Annings Row; 3 baseborn sons - Tom Butter Clarke (7); Thomas Butter Clarke (4); Barney Butter Clarke (1), p 50
Clarke, Mr, , blacksmith; payment in Churchwardens' Accounts, p 27
Clarke, Polly, , , p 71
Clarke, Robert, , son of William & Mary Ann Clarke; aka Bob, p 18, 22
Clarke, Tom, , see Clarke, John Thomas, p 35, 37, 40, 71
Clarke, William, , father of Eliza Sarah Clarke; had moved from Broadway, Sidmouth to Higher Sweetcombe to Plyford by 1850., p 17, 25, 39, 71
Clarke, William Henry, , son of William & Mary Ann Clarke; died age 15, p 18
Clarke, William Henry Walter Frederick, , son of William & Mary Ann Clarke; aka Walter; belonged to choir, p 18, 28
Clode, Isaac, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market; owned bakery, p 13, 45
Clode, John Cox, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Comyns, Mrs, 1870, Revd Comyn's wife, p 22, 41
Comyns, Revd. George, 1868, donated money for chapel of ease at Sidford, p 26, 31, 75
Cooper, Geraldine, , in Ottery St Mary; preacher from Bath, p 32
Cox, family, , , p 73
Cox, Jane, , wife of John Cox; died 1918, p 45, 46
Cox, John, 1857, tenant of Little Ridgway; later moved to Road Farm; then Lincombe Farm; died 1890, p 45, 46
Cox, Thomas, 1850, landlord of Royal Oak; tenant of Little Ridgway until 1857, p 45
Cummings, E.M., , husband of Julia Hayman; verger to Dean of St Pauls, p 64
Cummings, William Hayman, , son of Julia Hayman and E.M. Cummings; born 22nd August 1831; died 1914, p 64, 65
Daniell, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Daniell, Joseph Searle, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Daniell, Lt Richard, 1820, Sold Springfield House; applied for land in South Africa where founded a village called Sidbury, p 53
Davey, Mr, , Dug gravel for churchyard walk; payment in Churchwardens' Accounts, p 27
Deem, Stephen, , on Parish Relief, p 47, 57
Dowell, James, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Dowell, Wm., 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Ebdon, Edmund, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Ebdon, Tryphena, , , p 32
Fellowes, Revd. Henry, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market; 1817, donated clock that was mounted on gallery; 1850, paid £700 for rebuilding of vicarage following fire, p 12, 13, 29, 30, 31, 45
Ford, Mary, 1829, spinster aged 35; her 'base born' child said to be living with Burrough family, p 50
Gale, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market; 1817, took over tenancy of Ridgway Farm until 1843, p 13, 15, 73, 74
Gale, William, , elder brother of John Gale; moved to Sidmouth, p 58
Guppy, Mr., 1801, bought Manor of Sidbury, p 13
Guppy, Wm. Jr., 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Harding, William, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Harland, Thomas, , of Sidmouth, p 75
Hart, Robert, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Hayman, Emma, , niece of Rachel & Martha Hayman; daughter of William Hayman; lacedealer, p 49, 64
Hayman, family, 1806, owned freehold properties of Yarde and Mincombe, p 63, 66
Hayman, James, 1865, presented Chapel with a pipe organ; son of Lydia Hayman; died Colyford 1904 aged 90, p 32, 63
Hayman, Julia, , daughter of William Hayman; wife of E. M. Cummings, p 64
Hayman, Lydia, , baker and sub-postmistress, p 63
Hayman, Martha, , owned village lace shop; married George Brookes jr., p 49, 63
Hayman, Mary, , daughter of William Hayman; niece of Rachel & Martha Hayman; lacedealer, p 49, 64
Hayman, Mr, , Payment in Churchwardens' Accounts for bread, p 27
Hayman, Mrs, , , p 62
Hayman, Nicholas, , shoemaker, p 63
Hayman, Paul, , son of William Hayman; strawbonnet maker to teacher to manager of Sidmouth Gas Co. and Waterworks, p 64
Hayman, Rachel, , owned village lace shop, p 49
Hayman, Stephen, , solicitor in Sidmouth, p 63
Hayman, Thomas, , Orchard owner, p 16
Hayman, William, 1700s, churchwarden, p 62
Hayward, Mr, 1843, architect; superintended rebuild of church tower, p 27
Hunt, Miss, , of Court Hall; paid for 27 children to see 'Panorama' in schoolroom, p 32, 39
Hunt, Robert, 1828, of Woodhouse (later Sidbury House); owned Court Hall (he converted to two houses); complained that tenants couldn't afford rent/tithes because of low corn prices, p 13, 31
Hutchings, Charlie, , , p 76
Hutchings, John, , land drainer of Burnt Oak, Sidbury; father of Julia Rogers, p 55
Jenkins, Joseph, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Knowles, Mrs, , had shop in village, p 37
Maeer, Adaline, , Licentiate of Royal Academy of Music, p 74
Maeer, Albert, , owned Springfield after death of Thomas Norsworthy in 1894, p 74
Maeer, Stanley, , Bank of England orchestra, p 74
Manley, Dr., 1801, bought Manor of Sidbury, p 13
Mapledurham, Miss, , payment in Churchwardens' Accounts for repairing surplices, p 27
Marsland, Mr, , curate, p 31, 32
Mathew, Sarah Bishop, , of Colyton; mother of Elizabeth Spiller, p 60
Musgrove, Ann, 1832, wife of John; emigrated to Canada; died of Cholera, p 55
Musgrove, John, 1832, emigrated to Canada, p 55
Newberry, Mary, 1777, married William Records, p 59
Newman, Charlotte, , wife of James Jr.; died 1814 aged 20, p 58
Newman, James, , stonemason; born in 1749; tenant of Little Ridgway from 1794 to 1803, then moved to Furze Hill Farm; died 1831, p 58
Newman, James Jr., , son of James Newman, p 58
Newman, John, , son of James Newman and 1st wife; died aged 24, p 58
Nickells, Bessie, , Devonshire immigrant to Adelaide; married William Randell in 1853, p 54
Norsworthy, Bessie, , from Springfield; married Thomas Harland; died aged 23, p 38, 75
Nott, Grace, , , p 35
Page, John, 1760, of Ridgway Farm; died 1779, p 14
Parker, Mr, , Curate, p 31
Parker, Mr, , , p 32
Pearse, John, 1820s, built Red Lion, p 45
Pearson, Susan, 1890, nee Burrough; of Sidbury lace shop; died 1929, p 49, 50
Pearson, William George, , died aged 46, p 50
Perry, Charles, , , p 33
Pidgeon, Mr, 1843, took down church clock and dial before repair, p 27
Pinn, Elizabeth, , ran Sidbury lace school, p 49
Pinn, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Pinn, Paul, 1850s, emigrated to Australia, p 56
Pinn, Paulina, , , p 56
Pinn, Percy, , , p 56
Pinn, Peter Phillip, 1850s, emigrated to Australia, p 56
Pinn, Selina, , lace manufacturer, p 49, 56
Pulman, Miss, , , p 62
Radford, Mary Lyde, , wife of William Gale; died aged 51, p 58
Randell, John, , brother of William Randell, p 54
Randell, William Beavis, 1824, miller at Manor Mills when first son William Richard born; family emigrated to Australia in 1837, p 53
Randell, William Richard, , son of William Beavis Randell, p 53, 54
Raymond, R. Jnr, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Raymond, Richard, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Records, family, , of Deepway Farm, p 59
Records, Henry, , son of William and Mary Records; married Charlotte following death of brother James, p 59
Records, James, , son of William and Mary Records; went to Beer; smuggler; married Charlotte; died 1823, p 59
Records, John, , son of William and Mary Records, p 59
Records, John James, , son of William Records (jr2); lived at Deepway farm; died 1919, p 59
Records, Mary, , mother of William Records, p 59
Records, William, , illegitimate son of Mary Records of Colyton; born 1756, p 59
Records, William (jr), , son of William and Mary Records; tenant of Pinn Hill, Lackland and Mouseplatt, p 59
Records, William (jr2), , son of James and Charlotte Records; mason, p 59
Richards, Lloyd, , Sidford clock-maker; grandson of former landlord of Red Lion, p 30
Rogers, Bessie Luella, , daughter of John and Julia Rogers, p 55
Rogers, Ethel Louise, , daughter of John and Julia Rogers, p 55
Rogers, John, , moved to Watford, and then to America; made return visit in 1895, p 55, 56
Rogers, Julia, , wife of John Rogers; daughter of John Hutchings; married aged 19 at Independent Chapel in 1867, p 55, 56
Rogers, Lena May, , daughter of John and Julia Rogers, p 55
Rolestone, Mr, mid 1800s, employer of John Bagwell, p 16
Sanders, John, 1820, signed petition asking for p re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Searle, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Slade, Mr, , teetotal landlord of Red Lion, p 41, 69
Slade, Mrs, , , p 69
Small, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Spiller, Elizabeth, , of Branscombe; daughter of Robert Spiller and Sarah Bishop Mathew, p 60, 62
Spiller, Robert, , of Edge Barton; father of Elizabeth Spiller, p 60
Stone, James, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Stone, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Sutton, Anna, , , p 74
Tilke, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
Tirrell, Mr, , of the Chapel, p 32
Walter, Anna Maria, 1862, 8-years old; hopping in Kent, p 11
Walters, Maria, , daughter of gamekeeper at Pinn Hill, p 31, 35, 37, 66
Warren, Nicholas (1), , father of Mary Abel, p 15
Warren, Nicholas (2), , great-Uncle of Mary Abel; churchwarden who had church gallery enlarged in 1754, p 15
Warren, Susanna, , of Sand Barton; 2nd wife of James Newman; died 1816, p 58
Weaver, Elizabeth, 1760, of Ridgway Farm; wife of John Page; died 1789, p 14
Welsman, Mr, , , p 36
Westcott, Samuel, , uncle of William Gale, buried in St Giles, p 58
Wheaton, Tom, , member of Ancient Order of Foresters; died aged 33, p 28
White, John, 1820, signed petition asking for re-establishment of cattle market, p 13
White, Mary, , mother of Samuel, p 59
White, Mr, , payment in Churchwardens' Accounts for wine, p 27, 39
White Newman, Samuel, , son of Mary White and probably James Newman Jr., p 59

Brian Randell, 16 Sep 2001