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East Allington

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

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 Transcribed by Val HENDERSON

Checked by Sybil CAMERON


Page 801

  ALLINGTON (EAST) is a parish and village in Kingsbridge union, containing, by the census of 1861, 521 inhabitants, and 3646 acres; in the deanery of Woodleigh, archdeaconry of Totnes, diocese of Exeter, hundred of Coleridge, East Devonshire; 4 miles north-east from Kingsbridge. The rectory, in the incumbency of the Rev. Henry Raymunds Fortescue, B.A., had the tithes commuted, in 1839, at £485 per annum, with residence and 113A. 1R. 37P. of glebe land, and is in the patronage of W. B. Fortescue, Esq. The church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to Saint Andrew, in the Perpendicular style, with an embattled tower containing five bells. The poor have 20s. per annum bequeathed by John Peter, in 1570.

FALLAPIT HOUSE is a fine mansion in the Elizabethan style, the seat of William Cubitt, Esq., who is lord of the manor and chief owner of the soil. This gentleman also keeps a pack of foxhounds here.

Clergy and Gentry.

Cubitt William, Esq., Fallapit House

Fortescue Rev. Henry Raymunds, B.A., Rectory

Trades and Professions.

Andrews John, farmer, Higher Combe

Angel Robert, farmer, Harleston

Baker John, parish clerk

Bond Edmund, farmer, Killeton

Cleverly Mrs. Ann, miller, Flear

Codd Robert, farmer, Lower Pool

Cole —, farmer, Cross

Cutmore Robert, farmer, Fallapit

Ellis James, farmer, Higher Colehanger

Ellis James Harwood, farmer, Lower Colehanger

Horton John, farmer

Horton John, jun., "Fortescue Arms," and farmer

Horton Mrs., shopkeeper

Jarvis Edward, blacksmith

Jarvis William, carpenter and builder

Langworthy Robert, farmer, Rimpstone

Mitchelmore Robert, farmer, Lipton

Mitchelmore Silvanus, blacksmith and sub-postmaster, "Post Office" inn

Pinhay William, farmer, Flear

Prowse Philip, farmer, Higher Pool

Rendle Nicholas, carpenter to William Cubitt, Esq.

Roper Robert, boot and shoemaker

Stear Mrs. Margaret, shopkeeper

Stear Philip, blacksmith, Cole's cross

Taylor Henry, mason

Townsend James, farmer, Nutcombe

Trant Miss Ellen, farmer, Venn

Widger Richard, farmer, Knighton

Wyatt John, farmer, Cuttery

Yabsley George, farmer, Newhouse


Post Office - Silvanus Mitchelmore, sub-postmaster. Letters from Totnes at 8 a.m.; dispatched at 5.45 p.m. Kingsbridge is the nearest money order office


National School - Mrs. Ann Budd, mistress





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