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Bulkworthy

Transcribed from - Morris and Co.'s Commercial Directory and Gazetteer. 1870

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Transcribed by Elizabeth Glover HOWARD

Checked by Val HENDERSON

 

Page 366

 

  BULKWORTHY is a village and parish in Bideford union, containing, by the census of 1861, 128 inhabitants, and 1115 acres ; in the deanery of Hartland, archdeaconry of Barnstaple, diocese of Exeter, hundred of Shebbear, North Devonshire; 8 miles south-west from Torrington, and 10 from Bideford, on the banks of the river Torridge. The living is a chapelry, attached with that of East Putford to the vicarage of Buckland Brewer, in the incumbency of the Rev. Thomas Adams Colling, B.A., and the patronage of the Crown; joint annual value £326. The chapel consists of nave, chancel, and south aisle, and was erected by Chief Justice Hankford. The Bible Christians have a place of worship here. J. C. Moore Stevens and the Rev. John Dayman are the principal landowners, the former being lord of the manor.

Trades and Professions

AYRES Arscott, tailor and draper

BANBURY Richard, farmer

CRUSE James, farmer, Waffapool

DAMERELL James, miller

HANCOCK Samuel, farmer, Stowford

HARRIS Thomas, farmer, Hankford

HERN William, carpenter and wheelwright

NEWCOMBE William, farmer, Heytown

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Letters from Brandis Corner and Great Torrington. Great Torrington is the nearest money order office

 

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