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

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Transcribed by Jack STEER

Checked by Val HENDERSON


Pages 811 - 812 

  CHIVELSTONE is a parish and village in Kingsbridge union, containing, by the census of 1861, 523 inhabitants and 2806 acres; in the deanery of Woodleigh, archdeaconry of Totnes, diocese of Exeter, hundred of Coleridge, East Devonshire; 7 miles south-east from Kingsbridge. The vicarage, which is annexed with the curacy of Sherford to the vicarage of Stokenham, is in the incumbency of the Rev. John Charles CARWITHEN, M.A., and the patronage of the Crown; joint annual value, £695, with residence. The church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to St Sylvester, with tower and five bells. The pulpit is formed out of a block of wood; there is also a splendid carved oak screen. - NEWMAN, Esq. is lord of the manor

  FORD is a hamlet of this parish, in which the Baptists have a place of worship, which was endowed with £4 per annum by Andrew JEFFERY.

  PRAWLE is a another hamlet, at which there is a Coast Guard Station. The greater portion of the soil is the property of the Rev. Marcus D. CHURCHWARD.

SOUTH ALLINGTON is also a hamlet of this parish.

Trades and Professions.

CRISPIN James, "Seven Stars"

HUXHAM John, farmer

HUXHAM John, jun., farmer, Lower Barrow

LAMBLE William, parish clerk

PRETTEJOHN Nathaniel, farmer, Higher Barrow

SNOWDEN John, farmer, Widcombe

TUCKER John, mason



Trades and Professions.

CREBER John, carpenter

FRIEND Francis, miller

HEXT Thomas, blacksmith

HORTON Philip, schoolmaster and shopkeeper

PAGE Nicholas, shopkeeper

PRETTEJOHN Nathaniel, farmer

PRIDHAM James, "Sun" inn


Trades and Professions.

CREBER Thomas, carpenter

CREBER William, carpenter

EDMONDS Mrs. Sarah, shopkeeper

ELLIOTT Albert, farmer

FOSS Henry, farmer

FOSS William, farmer

HARRATON Edwin, blacksmith

HUTCHINGS Philip, farmer

(PRAWLE cont.)

PATER —, shoemaker, "Union" Inn

PILE Robert, farmer

PUTT Miss Keziah, "Providence" inn

PUTT William, carpenter

RANDALL Richard, land agent

STURE Henry, farmer

TUCKER William, farmer




PITTS Harris, Esq., South Allington house

Trades and Professions.

ALLEN Thomas, blacksmith

CAUNTER William, mason

DURE Edward , tailor

ELMORE George, farmer

HANNAFORD James, farmer

HANNAFORD John, farmer

TIMEWELL George, farmer

TUCKER John, farmer

WAKEHAM John, tailor


Post Office, Chivelstone - Edward YABSLEY, sub-postmaster. Letters from Kingsbridge arrive at 11.30 a.m.; dispatched at 2 p.m. Kingsbridge is the nearest money order offiee*.

* should read 'office'




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