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Roosdown.

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

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 Transcribed by Val HENDERSON

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  ROOSDOWN (or ROUSDON) is a small parish, formerly extra-parochial, in the Axminster union, containing by the census of 1861, 13 inhabitants, and 200 acres; in the deanery of Honiton, archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, hundred of Axminster, East Devonshire; 2 miles east from Axmouth, near the sea coast. The rectory, in the incumbency of the Rev. T. Bradford Bartlett, M.A., is valued at £35 per annum. The small church of St. Pancras has long since fallen into decay. The farm is occupied by Alfred Symes.

  Letters from Axminster arrive at 9.30 a.m.; dispatch at 3.45 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Seaton.

Transcript note - No entries for Clergy, Gentry, Trades and Professions.

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