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EAST BUCKLAND IN WHITE'S DIRECTORY OF 1850

 

BUCKLAND, (EAST) a small parish and village, 5.5 miles N N.W. of South Molton, comprising 167 inhabitants, and about 1384A. of land mostly the property of Earl Fortesque., the lord of the manor and patron of the rectory, valued in 1831, with that of Filleigh annexed to it. The Rev. Henry Hutton, MA, is the incumbent, and has here 40 acres of glebe and a good residence at Filleigh.

 

The church (St. Michael) is an ancient structure with a tower and four bells.

 

 

The Church of St Michael, East Buckland

The Church of St Michael, East Buckland

Only the tower of the original Medaeval church remains.

The rest of the church was rebuilt in 1862/63

© Richard J. Brine

 

 

RESIDENTS

William Dadds, carpenter

John Holloway, blacksmith

John Holloway, jun. parish clerk

William Rice, shoemaker

 

FARMERS

James Brealey

Abraham Coles

James Carter, Brayley Barton

Henry Pike, Crossbury

Henry Smith

John Slader

William Stevens

John Yendall

John Tamlyn, Tossel's Barton

 

 
 
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