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

In the following DIRECTORY OF MODBURY, those marked 2 are in Brownston st; 3, in Church st; 4, at Palmcross green; 5, in Poundwell street; and 6, in Broad street.7, in Galpin street.

The POST-OFFICE is at Mr. Richard Hosking's, Church street, and letters are despatched at 11 morning and 2 and 4 afternoon.

Andrew Mr Thos || and 3 Miss Eliz.
2 Avent John, gent || 3 Mrs. Eliz.
3 Bartlett Misses Susan & Virginia
5 Boon Charles, hairdresser, &c.
2 Bowker Mrs
Burford John, horse dealer, Yutsford
2 Bussell Rev Joseph (Baptist)
3 Cornish Wm. chemist and druggist
5 Cridland Fras. tanner & woolstapler
Daw George, bookseller, printer, &c
3 Dawson Rev Isaac
2 Dobell Wm. Hy. librarian, Instn.
Edwards Captain, Ludbrooke
6 Flashmann John, jun. tal. chandler
7 Gee Rd. crier
4 Grills Mrs Eliz.
4 Harris John Wm. gentleman
2 Hicks Mrs.
Hood Capt. Silas Thompson, R.N., Capton Cottage
Hunt Mrs. Penquit Lodge
3 Nicholas Wm. gent
Oxenham Rev Nutcombe, M.A. vicar
3 Parminster Rev Geo. Hy., B.A. curate
Pearse Mrs Jane, Stollaford
3 Pearse (Fras.) & Andrews (Edwin,) saddlers
3 Pearse Cyprian, gent. & Mr Geo.
Pearse Wm. gent. Thornham
2 Pinhey Mr John
7 Pollyblank J.
2 Preston Mr John
Prettejohn Walter, gent. Wimpston
6 Prideaux Mary, ironmonger, &c
5 Prout Thomas, rope and bag mkr
2 Purrier Rev Hy. T., B.A. curate
2 Putt Rd. serge mfr. & woolcomber
2 Rogers Mr
2 Sawyer James, gentleman
2 Sharland John, supervisor
2 Terry T. excise offr
Watts John, sex.
6 White Jeffery, saddler


Luscombe Eliz.
2 Worth Wm.
British, Abraham Foster
National, Geo. Pearse & Jane White


Andrews John, Brownston street
Avent John, jun. Palmcross green
3 Kellock Thomas Creaser
3 Kelly Thomas; house Yealmpton
2 Savery John Thomas


Brown Richard, Sheepham
Chidley John, New Mill
Gale Wm. Ludbrook
Treeby John, Swallow Bridge
Williams Mrs. Spriddlescombe

FARMERS. (* are owners)

Adams Wm. Weeke
Adams Thomas
* Andrews Charles, Traine
Andrews Richard
Blackler Philip, West Leigh
Cowles Maria Yarnicombe
* Cowles Wm. Stubson
Denbow John, East Leigh
Dingle John, Great Orchardton
Edwards Benj.
Hodder John, Edmerston
Horton Philip, Shilveston
2 Kerswell John
Lakeman John N. Spriddlescombe
* Lakeman Nicholas, Ashridge
Lakeman Thomas, Stockinbridge
Lavers Philip, Penquit
Lethbridge Richd., Little Modbury
Luscombe John, Spriddlescombe
2 Luscombe Temperance
Luscombe Wm. Ley
May Elisha V.
Moysey Richard
Norrish Wm. Shilveston
* Pearse Richard, Oldaport
* Pearse Thos. (auctioneer,) Stollaford
2 Pickford Edward
* Pinhey Robert
* Prettejohn John, Wimpston
Priddle Wm.
7 Purdy James
Rendle Thomas
Rogers John
Stroud John
Symons Thomas, Shilveston
2 Taylor John
7 Tippett John
White Wm. & Edmund, Orchardton
Willcocks Wm. Penquit
Williams Samuel
* Willing Samuel
Wotton Ann
Wyatt Nicholas, Tre-Hele


Atlas, John Avent
Legal and Commercial, Rd. Pearse
Norwich Union, Geo. Shepheard
Star, Philip Luscombe
West of England, J. T. Savery
Yorkshire, George Daw


6 Bell Inn, Grace Taylor
6 Dartmouth Inn, Rt. Lyndon
2 Devonport Inn, Thomas Lock
3 Exeter Inn (empty)
Kingsbridge Inn, Robert Pinhey
3 London Inn, Wm. Brown
2 Maltman's Arms, John Oldrey
2 New Inn, Reuben Rolle
5 Plymouth Inn, John Boon
6 Tanners' Arms, James Boon
5 Union Inn, Wm. Treeby
3 White Hart, Rd. Garland (posting)


Cornish Wm. Neyle, Brownston
2 Langworthy Wm. Southmead
7 Langworthy Wm. Froude


2 Brown Philip
3 Brown Wm.
3 Cumming Rd.
6 Pinhey Jno. B.
7 Rendle Richd.


Baxter Richard
6 Bowhay John
5 Fox Francis
6 Fox Richard
7 Lavers John
2 Nichols Richd.


3 Cove John
7 Crocker John
2 Curzon Chas.
7 Gee Robert
3 Horswell Robt.
2 Hosegood Rt.
7 Lawry Philip
2 Pearse Thos.
2 Stentiford Edw.


6 Lear Josias
2 Trist James
7 Winter Wm.
5 Wroth Wm.


3 Coyte Wm.
6 King Henry


2 Boon John
5 Colliver Edw.
3 Cove Richard
5 Cove Peter


7 Andrews Arthur
6 Ashley Martin and Son


3 Andrews Rd.
6 Flashman Jno.
3 Hosking Rd.
7 Lyndon Rt. jun
2 Pearse Wm.
3 Spry Thomas


5 Phillips Wm.
2 Shepheard Jno.


5 Davis James
5 Davis John
7 Davis Wm.
2 Elford John
2 Froude Robert
Tiddy David


6 Callard Saml.
3 Knowsley Jno.
3 Shepheard Geo.


2 Harris Sus.
3 Lakeman Geo.
2 Luscombe Pp. (& brewer)
3 Stidworthy Edw.
2 Webber James (& spirit mert)


3 Bowhay Wm.
2 Crocker Saml.
Mortimer John
3 Stentiford Jno.
5 Toms Robert
Wyatt Samuel


5 Callard Sus.
7 Cove Ann
2 Crocker Agnes
2 Light Maria
2 Watts Agnes


3 Flashman Geo.
3 Flashman Wm.
2 Randall James
2 Randall J. jun


2 Crocker Saml.
5 Davis John
3 Flashman Ann
2 Gill Thomas
7 Horswell Jno.
2 Jenkins Arthur
2 Pearse Wm.
2 Perring John
2 Putt Richard
2 Roberts David
2 Shepheard Eliz.
7 Steer Thomas


2 Boon Robert
2 Coaker James
3 Coaker Robert
5 Fox John
2 Gee Anthony


6 Flashman Jph.
3 Daddon Wm.


2 Coyte Thomas
7 King John
2 Walke Nicholas


Two pass daily to Plymouth and Kingsbridge


To Dartmouth, J. Tucker, Sat.
Kingsbdg. Sawyer and Luscombe, Tues. & Fri.
Plymouth, Fox Field, Kerswell, Sawyer & Luscombe, daily
Totnes, J. Lavers, Wed. & Sat.