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

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Transcribed by Elizabeth Glover HOWARD

Checked by Val HENDERSON

Page 622

  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.

Trades and Professions.

ALLIN Leonard, farmer, East Hamsworthy

ALLIN Thomas, farmer, Higher moor

BASSETT William, farmer, Kingford

BECKLEY Mrs. Elizabeth, farmer, West Hamsworthy

BECKLEY John, farmer, Hamsworthy

BECKLEY Richard, farmer, Heddon

BECKLEY Richard, farmer, Lana

BECKLEY Richard, farmer and carpenter, Crimp

BUCKLER Nicholas, farmer, Kingford

BURNARD William, farmer, Barton

CASELEY John, farmer, Brindon

CHAPLIN Thomas, farmer, Hudson

GILBERT John, farmer, Bromell

GILBERT William and Lewis, farmer, Wooda

GILBERT Nathaniel, farmer, Kingford

GILBERT William, farmer, Wooda

HODGE, Richard, farmer, Aldercott

HODGE Richard, jun., farmer, Aldercott

LOTT Robert, blacksmith

MILLMAN Mrs. Elizabeth, farmer, Puckland

MOORE John, miller, Kingford mills

OKE Mrs., blacksmith

OLDE James, farmer, Dexbeer

PENWARDEN John, farmer, Dunsden

PENWARDEN Peter, farmer, Youldon

PENWARDEN Richard, farmer, Lana

ROUTLEY William, farmer, Vealand

SMITH Thos., farmer and carpenter, Glebe

STACEY John, farmer, Slade

TRIMBLE John, farmer, Venn

TURNER John, farmer, Pilworthy


Letters from Holsworthy, which is also the nearest money order office


Parochial School - William Gliddon, master.







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