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From White's Devonshire Directory of 1850

Transcribed by Neil Stanton

THRUSHELTON, or Thruselton, is a scattered parish, 10 miles S.W. by W. of Okehampton, containing 628 souls, and 3714A. of land, generally having a heavy soil, resting on clay, limestone, and manganese. T. H. Tremayne, Esq., is lord of the manors of Thrushelton and Canonbarn, impropriator of the rectory, and patron of the vicarage, which is annexed to that of Mary Stowe. J. G. Newton and several smaller owners have estates here. The Church (St. George,) is a small structure, with a tower and five bells. The tithes were commuted in 1839, the rectorial for £130, and the vicarial for £109 per annum.

Davey Anthy. & Down Wm. carpenters
Ellis Wm, blacksmith
Frise Thomas, shoemaker
Parsons John, vict. New Inn, Lew Down
Rice Roger, schoolmaster
Yelland Wm. beer seller

(*are Owners.)

Abell Henry
Down Richard
Frise Robert
Hamley John, Mills
Horn John, miller
Jeffery Wm.
Kennard George
Mason Mr
*Northcott John
*Northcott Roger
*Page John & Thos.
*Palmer Thomas
*Perry John S.
*Perry Wm.& John
Reynolds Mr
*Smith Philip
*Soper Jane
Tapson John
Taunton Peter
Took John
Watkins Wm.