Loxhore 1850


        From William White's Gazetteer & Directory of Devon 1850

        Transcribed by John Bishop

A scattered village & parish,  5½ miles  NNE of Barnstaple  has 306
inhabitants & 1250 acres of land.
Sir J.P.B. Chichester is lord of the manor, owner of most of the soil &
patron of the "rectory", valued in KB at £9-16s-4½d  & in 1831 at £190.
The Rev. J.H. Chichester of Arlington is the incumbent & has 21 acres of
glebe. The tithes were commuted in 1842 for £150-10s per anum. The Church
(St. Michael) is an ancient structure with a tower & 4 bells. The poor have
the interest of £21 left by several donors.

Delve, Wm.    Blacksmith & Beerseller

Clark, John
Comer, John
Dart, Michael
Gould, Geo.
Pugsley, John
Skinner, John

Brian Randell, 17 Oct 2014

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