From White's Devonshire Directory of 1850
TRENTISHOE is a small village and parish, on the coast of the Bristol Channel, near a rivulet, 8 miles E. by N. of Ilfracombe, and 5 miles from Combe Martin. It has 132 souls, and 1571 acres of land, mostly belonging to Mrs. Griffiths and Mrs. Chichester, the former of whom is patroness of the rectory valued K.B. at £8. 8s. 4d., and in 1831 at £125 and now held by her son, the Rev. C. Griffiths, B.A., who bas 36A. of glebe, and a good residence, in a picturesque valley. The Church (St. Peter,) is a small ancient edifice, with a tower and two bells. The tithes were commuted in 1841, for £80 per annum. In the reigns of Edward I. and II., the two principal estates here belonged to the families of Ralegh and De Trendishoe, or Trentishoe.
Griffiths Rev Chas., B.A. Rectory
Richards Richard, wheelwright
Whiddon Chas. miller and beerhs.
Whiddon Wm. blacksmith
FARMERS. || Dyer Wm.
Flinch John || Hoyles Wm.
Reed Thomas || Squire Thomas
Tucker Henry || Tucker Wm.
Brian Randell, 26 Aug 1999