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West Buckland 1850

 

 

                           WEST BUCKLAND

               From White's Devonshire Directory of 1850


BUCKLAND, (WEST) is a small parish and village, 6 miles N.W. by N. of South
Molton, comprising 275 souls, and about 1700A. of land. Jas. George, Esq., is
lord of the manor, but a great part of the soil belongs to Earl Fortescue and the
Rev. J. Buckingham. The Church (St. Peter,) has a tower and five bells, and the
living is a rectory, valued in K.B. at £13. 3s. 4d., and in 1831 at £220, in the
patronage of Lord de Dunstanville, and incumbency of the Rev. Walter Gee, B.D.,
of St. Mary Week, Cornwall. The glebe is 30A., and  the parsonage is a good
residence.

Chapple Geo. draper & vict. New Inn
Clatworthy John, blacksmith 
Fairchild George, grocer, &c
Pugsley Humphrey, shopkeeper 
Ridge Wm. beerseller
Walker Rev Charles Harry, M.A., curate, Rectory

   FARMERS.
Buckingham John, Gabbs
German Nichs. || Rendle Robert
Land John || Miller Wm.
Nott Wm. || Quartly Nicholas
Partridge James, Studley South
Thorne George || Vickery Chpr.

Brian Randell, 26 Aug 1999