Transcribed from - Morris and Co.'s Commercial Directory and Gazetteer. 1870
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Transcribed by Val HENDERSON
Checked by Robert ROWLAND
Pages 883 - 884
WEMBURY is a village and parish in Plympton St. Mary union, containing, by the census of 1861, 561 inhabitants, and 3205 acres; in the deanery and hundred of Plympton, archdeaconry of Totnes, dicese of Exeter, South Devonshire; on the sea coast, overlooking Plymouth Sound, 6 miles south-east from Plymouth. The vicarage, in the incumbancy of the Rev. Richard Lane, B.A., is valued at £83 per annum, and is in the patronage of the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The church is a small ancient edifice, dedicated to St. Werburg, which has been restored and re-seated. B.R.P. Barstard, Esq., is lord of the manor, which previously to the dissolution by Henry VIII., was the property of Plympton Priory.
* Should be Bovisand not Borisand.
** Nalder / Nelder and Renleigh / Raneleigh.- Same entry under two different spellings. The second being the correct spelling (Ref. Robert ROWLAND OPC for Wembury.)
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