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Cockington

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.

Gentry.

Bogue Mrs. Sophia, Landscombe

Froude Wm., Esq., J.P., Chelston cross

Lewis Mrs. Mary, Chelston cottage

Mallock Charles Herbert, Esq., J.P., Cockington court

Mallock Charles Herbert, jun., Esq., Cockington court

Midgley Wm. H., Esq., Chelston manor

Trades and Professions.

Bess Wm. (firm of Curtis and Co.); h. The Rosary

Curtis and Co., nurserymen and florists, Devon Rosary

Davey William, shopkeeper and blacksmith

Edwards Miss Elizabeth, boardinghouse-keeper, Livermead house

Froud* Wm., civil engineer, Chelston cross

Mallock Charles Herbert, jun., barrister-at-law, Cockington court

Shears John, cowkeeper

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Letters through Torquay, which is the nearest money order office

Transcript Notes.

* 'Froud' should be spelt 'Froude' 

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