Transcribed from - Morris and Co.'s Commercial Directory and Gazetteer. 1870
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Transcribed by Val HENDERSON
Checked by Terry LEAMAN
Pages 482 - 483
COCKINGTON is a village and parish in Newton Abbot union, containing, by the census of 1861, 210 inhabitants, and 1016 acres; in the deanery of Ipplepen, archdeaconry of Totnes, diocese of Exeter, hundred of Haytor, East Devonshire, 2 miles west from Torquay. The living is a vicarage attached to that of Tor-Mohun, in the incumbency of the Rev. Joseph Hemington Harris, D.D., and the patronage of Charles Herbert Mallock, Esq., J.P. The church is an ancient Gothic edifice, dedicated to St. George and St. Mary, consisting of nave, chancel, north and south aisles, with an ivy-covered tower. Charles Herbert Mallock, Esq., J.P., is lord of the manor, and owner of the soil. This was formerly a market town, but the market has long been obsolete.
* 'Froud' should be spelt 'Froude'
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