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

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Transcribed by Elizabeth Glover HOWARD

Checked by Val HENDERSON

Pages 595 - 596


  BRADWORTHY is a village and parish in Holsworthy union, containing, by the census of 1861, 981 inhabitants and 9586 acres; in the deanery of Holsworthy, archdeaconry of Barnstaple, diocese of Exeter, hundred of Black Torrington, South Devonshire; 6 ½ miles north from Holsworthy, and 14 south-west from Bideford. The vicarage, with the chapelry of Pancrasweek attached, had the tithes commuted, in 1842, at £195 per annum, and has residence and 25A. 2R. 3P. of glebe land; it is in the incumbency of the Rev. James Burdon Clyde, B.A., and the patronage of the Crown. The rectorial tithes were also commuted at £381 per annum. The church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, consisting of nave, chancel, north and south aisles, with tower and five bells. Samuel Lucas Lancaster, Esq., is lord of the manor.

ALFARDISWORTHY, DENWORTHY, KINSWORTHY and YOULSTON, are small hamlets of this parish.

Clergy and Gentry.

CLYDE Rev. James Burdon, B.A., The Vicarage

MacCARTHY Florence, Esq., West down

ROUSE Eusebius, Esq., Cleverdon

Trades and Professions.

ANDREW James, farmer, Lower Braxworthy

ASHTON Mrs. Ann, farmer, Alsery mill

ASHTON John, yeoman, Alfardisworthy

ASHTON William (Exors. of), farmers, Selworthy

AXFORD John, farmer, Kimworthy

BAGLEY Richard, farmer, East Ash

BARFITT Philip Rice, yeoman, Atworthy

BARRETT Charles, farmer, Kimworthy

BENNETT John, farmer, West Ash

BERRY John, farmer, East Greadon

BOND Richard, tailor

BROMELL William, tailor and draper

CANN James, cottages

CANN John, farmer, Worden

CHUBB Thomas, blacksmith and farmer, Great Dinworthy

CLEAVE Charles, farmer, West Greadon

COLES Joseph, farmer, Blatchborough

DUNN James, farmer, North down

FISHER Edward, yeoman, Coles Dinworthy

GEORGE Edmund, farmer, Horton

GILBERT John, farmer, North Forder

GILBERT Nathaniel, farmer, Braxworthy

GLOWIN Richard, farmer, Kinworthy

GREAD William, boot and shoemaker

GRILLS Joseph, miller, Waterland

HARDING James, farmer, Little Hele

HARDING Thomas, farmer, Little Hele

HICKS Samuel, farmer, North Newland

HOCKIN William, farmer, Hardsworthy

HODGE John, cottager

HOLMAN Joseph, farmer, Lymscott

HOPPER John, farmer, Youlsden

HOPPER Stephen, farmer, Youlsden

JENNINGS George, miller, Bradworthy mill

JENNINGS Richard, wheelwright

JENNINGS Roger, carpenter and wheelwright

JENNINGS Thomas, machinist

JOHNS Mrs. Catherine and Son, farmers, East Ash

JOHNS James, farmer

JOHNS John, miller, Ash mill

MANNING John, farmer, Little Instable

MARTEN Reuben, boot and shoemaker, and cottager

MAY John, farmer, Loatmead

MOORE Mrs. John, farmer, Blatchborough

OKE Richard, farmer, Bridgemans

OKE William, blacksmith and shopkeeper

PETHERICK Thomas, farmer, Wrangworthy

PETHERICK William, yeoman, Heath and North Whiteley

PIPER Charles, farmer, South Newland

ROBERTS Frederick, farmer, South Redmainsford

ROBINS John, carrier

ROUSE Eusebius, surgeon, Cleverdon

SERGEANT Richard, veterinary surgeon

SHORT Richard, farmer, Waterland

STACEY James, farmer, Instable

STEVENS James, farmer, Dueral

THORNE John, farmer, Little Dinworthy

TREMEER Alexander, schoolmaster

TRICK Thomas, yeoman, Maddox

VANSTONE Richard, cottager, Stowford

VANSTONE Samuel, farmer, Wades Worden

WADE John, farmer, West Loatmead

WADE Thomas, parish clerk

WALTER Mrs. Norah Grace, draper and grocer

WALTER William, farmer, South Whiteley

WESTAWAY Benjamin Yeo, carpenter, Honnycotts

WESTAWAY Mark, auctioneer, engraver, and land agent, "Hotel"

WESTAWAY Thomas, painter, glazier, and sub-postmaster

WESTAWAY William, stone engraver

WICKETT John, farmer , Little Ford

WITHERIDGE John, farmer

YEO Thomas, farmer, Alfordisworthy


Post Office , - Thomas Westaway , sub-postmaster. Letters from Holsworthy arrive at 12.20 p.m.; dispatched at 1.20 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Holsworthy.


Carrier - John Robins, to Bideford, Tues and Sat.






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