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