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BRADWORTHY IN WHITE'S DIRECTORY OF 1850

 

Bradworthy, a scattered village, near the sources of tghe small river Waldon, 6½ miles N by W of Holsworthy, has in its parish 1081 souls adn 9586 acres of land, including a large portion of hilly moorland and teh asmall hamlets of \denworthy, Alfardisworthy, Kimsworthy and Youlston.

A fair is held in the village on September 9th. The manor, with a fair on St. John's Day, was granted to Lord Brewer by King John. After passing to various families, the manor was sold in severalties and it now belongs to C. H. Hotchkys Esq. the Trustees of the late L. S. Ashton, A. B. Wren Esq and a few smaller freeholders.

 

Bradworthy village centre
Bradworthy - the village centre

 

The Church of St. John  is an ancient structure with a tower and five bells and the living is a vicarage, which has the perpetual curacy of Pancras Week annexed to it. The patronage is in the Crown and the Rev.J. B, Clyde BA is the incumbent and has a good residence and 25 acres of glebe.

 

RESIDENTS

Rev. James Clyde, BA, the Vicarage

C. H, Hotchkys, Esq, Cleverdon House

Samuel Lee, wheelwright

William Oke, blacksmith

Walter Athaliah, shopkeeper

John Walter, victualler, the New Inn

A. B. Wren Esq. Berrydon House

FARMERS

Roger Allen

John Ashton

William Aston

Nicholas Buckler

William Caseby

John Ching

William Ching

Thomas Cleverdon

John Grylls

John Harding

Joseph Hockin

John Hopper

Thomas Jewell

John Moore

Thomas Osmond

John Routley

Richard Short

Gdeorge Veale

Charles Walter

William Walter

Peter Wickett

 

 
 
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