Transcribed from - Morris and Co.'s Commercial Directory and Gazetteer. 1870
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Transcribed by Elizabeth Glover HOWARD
Checked by Val HENDERSON
PANCRASWEEK (or WYKE ST. PANCRAS) is a village and parish in Holsworthy union, containing, by the census of 1861, 378 inhabitants, and 3782 acres ; in the deanery of Holsworthy, archdeaconry of Barnstaple, hundred of Black Torrington, diocese of Exeter ; 3 miles north-west from Holsworthy, and 5 east from Stratton, in Cornwall, on the east bank of the river Tamar, which divides it from that county. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Bradworthy, in the incumbency of the Rev. James Burden Clyde, and the patronage of the Crown; joint annual value, £243. The church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to St. Pancras, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of nave, chancel, north transept, and aisle, with tower containing five bells. The Wesleyans have a place of worship here, and there is a Parochial School for children of both sexes. Sir Charles Stucley Stucley, Bart., and Earl Stanhope are the chief landowners.
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