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KELLYS Directory 1873

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Sancreed is a parish 4 miles west by south from Penzance, in the western division of the county, hundred of Penwith, penzance Union and county court district rural deanery of Penwith, Cornwall archdeaconry, and Exeter diocese. The church San Creed has chancel, nave aisles transept, porch, square embattled tower with 3 bells and contains several mural monuments. The register dates from the year 1566. The living is a vicarage, yearly value 352, with residence and 135 acres of glebe, in the gift of the Dean and chapter of Exeter, and held by the Rev. John Matyn Collyns, MA., of Exeter college, Oxford. There is a school for boys and girls, and a Sunday school is held in the school room. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Bible Christians. Edward Bolitho and John Usticke Scobell esqrs., are lords of the manor and chief landowners. The soil is killas. The chief crops are wheat, barley, and potatoes. The are is 4,471 acres; gross estimated rental 5,636; rateable value 5,190; the population in 1871 was 1,182.

Parish clerk John Toman

Letters through Penzance, which is the nearest money order and telegraph office.

School John Squires, master;

Private Residents

Bosence Uter

Bray Samuel, Great Sellan

Collyns Rev. John Matyn M.A. Vicarage

Harvey Richard

Pascoe Humphrey, Tregonhoe

Commercial

Bennetts Elizabeth (Miss Grocer & Draper Newbridge

Bennetts Thomas, Newbridge Inn

Boase Thomas, Farmer , Brane

Cargeeg Mathew, Farmer, Bosence

Clements Charles, smith and farrier

Daniel John, farmer, Bosvenning

Ellis Thomas, farmer Boswens

George Abraham, miller

Harvey Thomas, farmer

Hocking Richard, farmer, Little Sellen

Hocking Simon, farmer, Botrea

Hollow Thomas, farmer Boswens

Jilbert Jeremiah, farmer

Ladner John, carpenter

Maddern Elizabeth, Mrs, shopkeeper

Mathews William, farmer

Mitchell Mathew, Bird in Hand, and farmer

Nankervis Henry, farmer, Begowans

Newton Mathew, farmer

Nicholls Cyprian, farmer, Rosevean

Oats James farmer Brane

Oats William, beer retailer, Newbridge

Olds James, farmer, Tranack

Pearse John, farmer, Tregonebris

Pengilly Phillip, farmer, Tregarrest

Quick James, Farmer, Tregonebris

Richards Mary, Mrs, farmer, Higher Driff

Rowe William, farmer, Trevean

Tippett Thomas Henry, farmer, Brane

Toman John, farmer

Warren Thomas, farmer, Lower Bodennar

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