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Harrod & Co's Directory of Cornwall, 1878

Page 981, St Minver

The original document is kept in Plymouth Local Studies Library.

(Permission to transcribe is gratefully acknowledged.)

ST. MINVER is a parish and village 12 miles from Camelford, and 15 from Bodmin Road railway station, in the east division of the county, hundred of Trigg, union and county court district of Bodmin, diocese of Truro, archdeaconry and rural deanery of Bodmin. The church, dedicated to St Menefrida, is an ancient stone building, with a spire seventy feet high, forming a conspicuous landmark. The living is a vicarage, annual value £360, with residence and 45 acres of glebe land, in the gift of Mrs. Stephens. The Rev. S. Rolleston is the vicar. Here are two chapels-of-ease, dedicated to St. Michael and St. Enodoc, supplied by Rev. S. Rolleston. The Wesleyans and Bible Christians have each a chapel. There is a National school for boys and girls. The acreage is 7578, of which the chief owners are Edward Stephens, Esq., Mrs. Stephens (lady of the manor), W. R. C. Potter, Esq., Lord Robartes, and Colonel Tremayne. The population is about 1100. Trevanger, Tredissick, and Penmayn are hamlets belonging to this parish.

POSTAL REGULATIONS.—The nearest money-order, telegraph office, and post town is Wadebridge.

Carrier to Wadebridge and Bodmin, Monday and Friday, J. Chapman.

Martyn George, Esq., Dinham house
Rolleston Rev. Septimus, vicar, Vicarage
Stephens Edward, Esq.
Stephens Mrs.
 
GENERAL TRADES.
Beer W. E., national schoolmaster
Buller John, boot and shoe maker
Buller Tom, butcher
Bosancoe J., grocer and general builder
Chellow Henry, carpenter
England —, beer retailer
Goodman William, carpenter, grocer, and sub-postmaster
Gummow J., blacksmith
Gummow William, blacksmith
Ham Thomas, saddle and harness maker
Hancock Miss Mary, national schoolmistress
Hick John, tailor
Ivey William, boot and shoe maker
James George, carpenter
Mably Mrs. M. A., shopkeeper
Nute William, butcher, grocer, and draper
Oliver John, general builder
Phillip Miss Ann, shopkeeper
Rouse J., beer retailer
Segoe Thomas, coal merchant
 
FARMERS.
Biddick John
Blake David, and landowner
Blake Francis
Blake Henry
Coleman John
Hawken Joseph Burt, and landowner
Hawkey Giles
Hicks Thomas
Liddell Thomas
Mably John, and landowner
Mably William H., and landowner
Pengelly Richard
Randell William, and landowner
Reed Henry
Rowe Richard
Symons Edward
Tremain Thomas
Tummon William
Wills William A.

 

 

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