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


 Transcribed by Kevin BROWN

Checked by Val HENDERSON


  UGBOROUGH is a village and parish in Totnes union, containing, by the census of 1861, 1482 inhabitants, and 8659 acres; in the deanery of Plympton, archdeaconry of Totnes, diocese of Exeter, hundred of Ermington, East Devonshire; 1½ mile south from Kingsbridge Road Station, which stands in this parish, 3 east from Ivybridge and 14 east from Plymouth. The vicarage, in the incumbency of the Rev. John Frederick Fixsen, M.A., is valued at £260 per annum, with residence and 70 acres of glebe land, and is in the patronage of the Grocers' Company, London. The church is an ancient edifice, in the Perpendicular style, of the 15th century (dedication unknown), consisting of a nave, chancel, and north & south aisles, with an embattled tower; in the interior is a handsome stone pulpit. The Independents have a place of worship here. There is a National School for children of both sexes. Sir Walter Palk Carew, Bart., is lord of the manor, and one of the chief land owners. Cattle fairs are held on the forth Monday in May, and the fourth Monday in November annually, and a cattle market is held on the fourth Monday in each month, which has been lately established.

BITTIFORD BRIDGE, FILHAM, KEATON, and NEWHOUSE are hamlets of this parish, the latter of which is partly in North Huish.


Pages 881 - 883

Clergy and Gentry.

Fixsen Rev. John Frederick, M.A., The Vicarage

Herd Chas., Esq., Avon grove, Newhouse

Lang Miss Charlotte, Keaton house

Mitchell William, Esq., Venn

Sawyer John Pearse, Esq., Filham house

Toms John, Esq., Keaton cottage

White Arthur, Esq., Wrangaton manor house

White John, Esq., Wrangaton house

Widdicombe John, Esq., Torr hill

Widdicombe Mr. Samuel

Wood Richard Burt, Esq., Godwell, Ivybridge


Trades and Professions.

Adams Thomas, farmer Fillham

Baker Henry, shopkeeper

Baker John, mason, Bittiford bridge

Baker William, mason

Barnes William, builder

Barrons William, builder

Bartlett John Adams, farmer, Woodlands

Beable William, farmer, Higher Broadford

Beare Misses Louisa and Caroline, shopkeepers

Betts Albert Edward, military instructor, Newhouse

Bradridge Thomas, farmer, Cuttlewells

Chown -, paymaster R.N., Newhouse

Coleman Philip, blacksmith

Crimp George Adams, harnessmaker & deputy registrar of births and deaths for the Ugborough District

Crispin Andrew, carpenter, joiner & undertaker

Crispin Charles,"Kingsbridge Road" Hotel

Croker Richard, farmer, Cheston

Dewdney Mrs., farmer, Haredon

Doddridge Joseph, blacksmith

Doddridge Thomas, "Palk Arms"

Edmunds James, "Ship"

Garratt William, baker

Gregory Ambrose, "Horse & Groom," Bittiford bridge

Heath Henry, farmer, Zeastow

Helmore Thomas, miller, Owley mill

Hext Thomas, farmer, West Peek

Hine John, farmer, Hill head

Hodder Servington, yeoman, Higher Bowcombe

Hodder William, Lower Bowcombe

Hurrell Henry, boot & shoemaker & parish clerk

Hurrell Philip, mason

Hurrell Richard, mason

Jeffery William, carpenter

Langler Thos., "Carew Arms," Glazebrook

Lethbridge Richard, mason

Lethbridge Robert, mason

Lethbridge Thomas, farmer, Newlands

Luscombe Edwin, grocer & draper

Luscombe John, farmer, Trehill

Luscombe Philip, farmer

Luscombe Thomas, farmer, Boulterscombe

Luscombe John, farmer, Coarsewell

Maddock Miss Miriam, apartments, Newhouse

Marshall John, farmer, Marriages

Marshall Richard, farmer, Carmamsor

Matthews Samuel, farmer

Middleweek Frank, farmer


Newman Jeffery, miller, Carlescombe mill

Northmore Solomon and Sthephen, butchers

Paige Francis, farmer, Waterman

Parker Richard, Miller, Turtley mill

Pawley John, carpenter

Pearn John, farmer, Filham

Peatheyjohns Mrs. Susan, farmer, "Avon" inn

Pering John, painter and glazier, Newhouse

Prout Charles, blacksmith, North Filham

Prout Thomas, stationmaster

Pulleyblank Frederick, farmer, Higher well

Rogers John, farmer, Witchcomb

Rowsell Mrs.Ann, shopkeeper

Salter William, dairyman, Newhouse

Scobell Joseph , boot and shoemaker, grocer, draper and sub-postmaster

Sherwill Anthony, farmer, Stone

Sherwill George, farmer, Whitehouse

Sherwill James, farmer, Ware

Shute John, carpenter

Smerdon John, miller, Earlscombe

Soper Henry, farmer, Shelwood

Stentiford John Scoble, boot and shoemaker and shopkeeper

Stook Geo. And Charles, farmers, East Peek

Symons Mrs., farmer, Leigh

Toulcher Mrs. Mary Ann, shopkeeper

Toulcher William, tailor

Trist William, farmer, Langford Barton

Tucker Thomas, tailor

Veale John, farmer and carrier

Velvin Robert, shopkeeper

Ward John, farmer, Owley

Watts Richard, builder

Watts Mrs. Susan, tailor, shopkeeper and sub-postmistress, Newhouse

Watts Thomas, thatcher

White Arthur & Son, land agents and surveyors, Wranagaton manor house

White George, farmer, Torpeek

White John, shoemaker, Newhouse

White John, farmer

Widdicombe Samuel, auctioneer and land agent, Hay

Willing Richard, wheelwright and blacksmith, Keaton

Winter Robert and William, farmers, Blackaton

Wood George, "Anchor"

Wood Richard Burt, yeoman, Godwell, Ivybridge

Wroth Charles, farmer, Dunwell


Post Office - Joseph Scobell, sub-postmaster. Letters from Ivybridge delivered at 7.30a.m.: dispatched at 5.45 p.m. on weekdays only. Ivybridge is the nearest money order office.

Post Office, Newhouse - Mrs. Susan Watts sub-postmistress. Letters from Ivybridge delivered at 9.10 a.m.: dispatched at 4.10 p.m., on weekdays only. South Brent is the nearest money order office.


National School - Miss Crabb, Mistress


Carriers - Francis Toulcher, to Plymouth, Thursdays and Saturdays; and John Veale, Saturday









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