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Index

to

Villages of the South Hams

Ashprington - Tuckenhay - Cornworthy - Harbertonford - East Allington

by

John Legge

(Obelisk Publications 2001: ISBN 1 903585 05 8)

prepared by

Arthur French

Note: Tuckenhay is in Ashprington & Cornworthy parishes; Harbertonford is a part of Harberton parish.

 

Name Place Event Date Page
ASHPRINGTON including most of Tuckenhay
- Tuckenhay map 1907 9
Baker, Thomas Sharpham Barton farmer 1924 7
Bowden, John   funeral 9 Jul 1881 6
Broming (Mr)   charabanc proprietor 1920s 8
Brown, Capability Sharpham gardens designed   7
Burgoyne, John   farm bailiff 1924 7
Carwithen, Mary church pulpit memorial   4
Carwithen, Reginald (Rev)   rector 50 yrs 20thC 7
Courtenay family Painsford owned mansion   19
Creasy, Sir Edward   father of Mary Carwithen   4
Durant, Richard Ashprington village rebuilt by 1842 4
  Church restored by 1845 4
  Durant Arms Inn named after   5
Giles, Sir Edward Church House (demolished) built by 1628 5
Halwill family Painsford owned mansion   19
Harvey, John Combe & Brooking farmer 1924 7
Hendra (Mr)   charabanc proprietor 1920s 8
Holman, Walter   baker/grocer 1924 7
Kelland, John Painsford died 1712 4
Kellond family Painsford owned mansion   19
Kingwell, Thomas Little Bowden farmer 1924 7
Legge family school in photograph 13 Oct 1924 6
Lethbridge, John   rector, Civil War 17thC 4
Luscombe, Ernest Combe farmer 1924 7
Millbourn, Arthur Tuckenhay Mill owner 20thC 12
Neil, Claud Bow Bridge miller 1924 7
Palk, Harry Bow Bridge butcher 1924 7
Parker, Oxley Durant Sharpham House Lord of the Manor 1924 7
Piperell family Painsford owned mansion   19
Pownall, Philemon (Capt) Sharpham rebuilt   7
    killed 1780 7
Reeves, George Frogmore farmer 1924 7
Rogers, Albert Court farmer 1924 7
Sandford, Elizabeth school asst. mistress 1880s 6
Singer (=Sewing Machines) Bowden House purchase 1880s 4
Somaster family Painsford owned mansion   19
Somaster, William Painsford died 1589 4
Tucker, Abraham   gas supply 1878+ 11
Wakeham, Albert Waterman's Arms, Bow Br. proprietor 1924 7
Williams, Brigadier Ashprington House   1924 7
Woodley, Frederick   post office/farmer 1924 7
         
CORNWORTHY including Tuckenhay Paper Mills
- Cornworthy map 1907 13
Boone family Manor of Cornworthy sold 1679 17
Barter, Charles (Rev)   born 1749 16
    Vicar 1775-1846 16
Coplestone, Philip & Raphe Washbourne (Halwell parish) Lords of Manor, Washbourne 15thC 19
Donnithorpe, George Methodist Chapel manager 1851 15
Dynham, Thomasine Priory prioress & teacher 1470 14
    pensioned at dissolution 1537 14
Evens, Harriet Charlacombe born 19thC 15
Harris, Elizabeth school founder 1633 15
Harris, Sir Thomas church monument 1611 16
Long, Henry (E of Cornwall)   Lord of the Manor 1200+ 13
Rowe, Joseph Beer's Barn owner, from Exeter 1784 14
Syms, Parmenas Dymonds Master Paper Maker 1813-1906 17
Tozer, James Methodist Church gave land 1882 18
Tozer, Winifred Methodist Church laid foundation stone 1882 18
    organist   18
    age 92 1972  
Turner, Symonds & Co Tuckenhay Paper Mills owners late 19thC 14
         
HARBERTON Parish
- map Harbertonford 1907 24
Churchward, John of Buckfastleigh woollen mill 1825-1956 23
Dawson, Harry of Bristol demolishes mill chimney 1959 24
Harvey, Sir Robert of Dundridge House     19
  Luscombe Cross initials RGH 1895 19
Hayman, B W Independent (Congregational) trustee 1905 21
Martin, Chancellor   vicar, built school 1848 20
Newby, Eric   travel writer   22
Palmer, William woollen mill 51 yrs service 1956 23
Paull, William Major of Bridgetown, Totnes Independent Chapel, deed 1861 20
Rickards, R (Rev)   asst. curate 1851 21
Shute, John of Totnes Independent Chapel, deed 1861 20
Wyse, Henry Wyse Englebourne   17thC 19
         
EAST ALLINGTON
- East Allington map 1907 28
Ashcombe (Lord) Kellaton, Fallapit Estate   1886 26
Axon, Miss   head of school before WW2 31
Baker, John Tollditch carpenter 1841-50 27, 29
Baker, Richard   carpenter 1850 27
Bennelick, Miss   head teacher after WW2 31
Boardman, Mrs   head teacher   31
Bond, Bartholemew Pitt Farm tenant   26
Bond family Laburnum Farm   2000 28
Bowyer, Rev   rector, in photo 1966 31
Bradley, Mrs Edna   head teacher after WW2 31
Brooking -   shopkeeper 1850 27
Budd, Mrs Ann   schoolmistress 1848-73+ 31
Burner, Peter   head teacher 1990s 31
Buswell, Mr   head of school 50 yrs before WW2 31
Cardinan family   Lords of the Manor   27
Church, Henrietta   bellringer 1935+ 30
Cubitt (Squire) Bunker's Farm built 19thC 28
Cubitt, William Fallapit bought before 1875 29
    restored church 1875 29
    supported school 1848-79 31
Efford's village stores     27
Elis, Edmund (Rev.)   Royalist 1631-59 29
Elliot, George Tollditch miller 1841 29
Elliot, John Tollditch farmer 1841 29
Ellis, Thomas   carpenter 1850 27
Faulkner, Mr   head teacher after WW2 31
Fortescue family   Lords of the Manor   27
    rector 1847 29
    Lord Lieutenant of Devon 1943 29
Fortescue, Sir Nicholas   Gunpowder Plot? 1605 27
Fortescue, W. B. Kellaton, Fallapit Estate     26
Fowler, John Knighton Farm   2000 28
Foxworthy, J   shopkeeper 1850 27
Heath, Richard   blacksmith 1850 27
Hill, Miss   head of school before WW2 31
Holmes, John Henry Parnell bakery   bef 1910 27
Jenkins, Mr   head teacher after WW2 31
Langdon, Miss   head teacher after WW2 31
Lethbridge, Trevor & Liz Yetsonais Park Farm   2000 26
Lucas (Rev.)   rector 1943 29
Luscombe, Arthur & Brian Burley's Farm   2000 28
Mingo, John Kellaton owner 2000 26
Morley, Earl of Colehanger owner   28
O'Shea, Mrs Chris   Class 1 teacher 1990s 31
Pearn, Ernest   hymnwriter 1935 30
Penny, Thomas Fortescue Arms publican 1925-35 30
Petre, Sir William Flear Far & Mill acquired 1540 28
Pitwood, John   shopkeeper 1850 27
Prideaux family   Lords of the Manor   27
Prideaux, Charles Newhouse Farm owner   28
Prideaux, Roger de Cuttery Lord of the Manor   26
Prideaux, Thomas Cuttery   1668-1736 26
Prideaux, John Cuttery   1668-1739 26
Putte, Richard atte Pitt Farm   1336 26
Shepherd, Mr Tollditch sawmiller after 1945 29
Short, Mrs Yvonne   temporary head teacher 1990s 31
Sibley, John Tollditch owns cottage 2000 29
Smith, Mrs Sue   infant mistress   31
Stear, Edmund   mason 1850 27
Stear, Thomas   mason 1850 27
Stear, Philip   blacksmith 1850 27
Taylor, Henry   mason 1850 27
Thomas, William   carpenter 1850 27
Trant, George   blacksmith 1850 27
Treverbyn family   Lords of the Manor   27
Tucker family Church Hill Farm   2000 28
Ward, Debbie   Class 2 teacher 1990s 31
Warden, Ray & Margaret Fortescue Arms publicans 1982+  
West, Susan   blacksmith(!) 1850 27

 

Arthur French 21 May 2002