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Lapford: the 2000 year story of a mid-Devon village

By Noel Parry

Lapford: N. Parry (1995)

 

Index provided by Mel Bailey <suemelba.stalbans@virgin.net>

Surname Forename/Title etc Date Event Page No(s)
Adcock Norman Edward 1958 Rector Lapford 29
Aldhelm St. Abt 680-720 Bishop of Somerset, Dorset & Devon 13
Allen George 1627 Rector Lapford 29
Allen Tom 1929 Preacher 75-6
Altham Altham Surtees 1913 Rector Lapford 29
Altham Rev. 1908 Tenancy of cottage 71
Ambrosia Factory Pre 1975 Closed 3
Ambrosia Lorry Drivers 1938 Photograph Centre
Andrew John, Sir 1432 Rector Lapford 29
Andrew Mr. 1929 Rubbish collection contract 72
Andrews Roy Practical help 3
Arscott Mr & Mrs Abt 1900 Temperance Hotel 26
Arundel (Family) Pre 1600 Court Manor 25
Arundel Alexander 1623 Rector Lapford 29
Ashworth E. 1850 Church architect 41
Avene Paganus de 1335 Rector Lapford 29
Bacon David 1995 Rector Lapford 29
Baggott (Family) 1600 Court Manor 25
Baker (Family) 1932 Council house tenants 72
Baring-Gould S. 1800's Author 'An Old English Home' 66
Bassett W. Rev. 1858-61 Congregational Minister 50
Beare Henry 1906 Headmaster 59
Beare Henry 1906-26 Headmaster 63
Beare Henry 1926 Retired 61
Becket Thomas 67
Beer George 1800's Threatened with shot gun by Cheriton family 66
Beer Mr. 1929 Quarry owner at Saxton's 72
Beresford Major 1940's Letters to 'Maltscoop' 79
Bird Elizabeth 1848 Founder member Congregational Church 46
Bird Thomas 1798 Land owner 65
Bishop Neil 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Blackmore R. D. 1800's Author 'Maid of Sker' 42
Blake Robert Abt 1454-1486 Rector Lapford 29
Blatchford G. K. 1935 Opened new school 61
Boatfield G. Author's thanks 3
Boatfield Gordon 1928 School photo 63
Boatfield Gordon 1952-93 Parish Councillor 71
Boatfield Gordon 1994 Death 1
Boatfield S. 1925 Bought Poor House 71
Boatfield Sidney 1928-49 Parish Councillor 71
Bolt "Warden" 1940's Checked gas masks 80
Bolt 'Warden' 1940's Photograph Centre
Bond William Fred'k 1935 Rector Lapford 29
Bragg Ann 1800's Reputed wife of Christopher Cheriton 65
Bragg Ann 1856 Petty Sessions 65
Bragg Charles 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Bragg E. Author's thanks 3
Bragg M. Miss (later Burrows) College thesis 3
Bragge (Family) Bought Kelland Barton 23
Bragge (Family) 1859 Married into Kelland family 23
Bragge (Family) 1929 Bought Kelland Barton 23
Braibroke John de 1322 Rector Lapford 29
Braibroke William de 1320 Rector Lapford 29
Brassey Thomas 1852 Built new railway line 52
Brealy Scott 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Brihtric Saxon landowner 14
Brimacombe G. Rev. 1876-80 Congregational Minister 50
Brooks Thomas 1867 Suffered theft of wheat 65
Buckingham Denis 1763 Rector Lapford 29
Bukenalre Thomas de 1381 Rector Lapford 29
Burnbridge Robert 1861 Road repairs contractor 38
Burridge John 1861 Road repairs contractor 38
Burrows John 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Burrows M. Mrs. (née Bragg) College thesis 3
Bury (Family) 1380 Bury Barton 22
Bury (Family) 1434 Built St James the Apostle Chapel 22
Bury Arthur 1662 Hearth Tax 33
Bury Humphrey 1612 Rebuilt Manor House, Colleton 22
Bury John 1630 Altered Bury Barton 22
Bury Barton Roman Fort 5
Castle (Family) 1932 Council house tenants 72
Castle H. Mrs. 1988 Class 2 school photo 64
Ceely Thomas 1637 Rector Lapford 29
Challice (Family) In Parish Registers 31
Challice (Family) 1662 Hearth Tax 33
Challice E. W. 1909 Witness to accident 48
Challice E. W. 1986 Book written 1
Challice E. W. Mr. Reference to book 'Old Lapford' 70
Challice G. 1949 Donated Church railings 49
Challice Miss 1900-06 Teacher 59
Challice Mrs (née MacNeil) 1922 Died 62
Challice S. Late 1800's Formed choir 48
Challice W. Rev. 1870-71 Married Miss MacNeil 62
Channon Dick Mr. 1928 Manager Ambrosia 74
Channon Dick Mr. Post 1928 Milk Marketing board 74
Chapman Robert 1850's Plymouth Brethren 75
Cheriton (Family) 1798-1884 'Nymet Savages' 65-68
Cheriton Ann 1880 Died 67
Cheriton Christopher 1870's Aged 74 - walked 80 miles 67
Cheriton Christopher 1884 Aged 81 67
Cheriton Christopher & Ann 1861 Had 3 children at this time 65
Cheriton Elias 1800's Slept in barrel 65-6
Cheriton John 1798 Rented Farm 65
Cheriton John 1800 Father of Christopher 65
Cheriton John 1808 Bought farm 65
Clarke J. Mr. 1800's Head of Private School 62
Clarke W. Mr. 1893 Kelly's Directory 63
Clarke William 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Clavell Walter de Norman landowner 15
Coles Gavin 1990's Captain 5-a-side team 87
Colling Bill Mr. 1950-70's Footballer & darts player 87
Colling Bill Mr. 1953 Succeeded as headmaster 83
Colling Mr. 1975 Retired as headmaster 87
Colling Mrs Abt 1960's Schoolteacher 83
Colling Wm. 1953-75 Headmaster 63
Coneybeer Florrie 1900-06 School Monitor 59
Conybeer George 1844 Town Farm cottage 27
Corke E. Rev. 1848-56 Congregational Minister 50
Corke Edward Rev. 1848 Congregational Minister 46
Cornewe Richard 1569 Muster Roll 32
Cornewe Thomas 1569 Muster Roll 32
Cornewe Thomas 1588 'Presenter' for village 32
Cornwall Original name Cornewe 32
Cox T. Rev. 1974-79 Congregational Minister 50
Croote W. Mr. 1848 Gift of land to Church 46
Croote W. Mr. 1848 Provided Manse 46
Croote & Densham Messrs 1820 Bought mill 24
Crudge James 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Dart Samuel Dr. 1867 Parish Doctor 36
Daw J. Mr. (Sen'r) 1918 Committee member 73
Delve Mary 1848 Founder member Congregational church 46
Delve Mrs. 1819 Attended Sunday School 45
Delve Richard 1848 Founder member Congregational Church 46
Delve Richard 1861 Waywarden 38
Densham (Family) In Parish Registers 31
Densham (Family) 1662 Hearth Tax 33
Densham Elizabeth 1848 Founder member of Congregational Church 46
Densham Elizabeth Mrs. 1841 46
Densham Ellen Mrs. 1909 Killed by fall 48
Densham Ellen Mrs. 1910 Memorial vestry built 48
Densham Roger 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Densham William Congregational Minister 46
Devenish Ancestors Mrs Henderson 28
Dokill S. 1800 Birth 37
Downs (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Dowrishe Hugh 1567 Rector Lapford 29
Drake Nellie Author 'A North Devon Village' 43
Drake Nellie 1800's Wrote 'North Devon Village' 63
Draton Alex 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Drew (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Ellis Richard 1836 Farmer - tithes 39
Evacuees Arrival 1940 Photograph Centre
Fellowes Earls of Portsmouth 1836 Landowners 39
Fellowes Newton Hon. 1852 Cut first sod of railway line 52
Fellowes Newton Hon. 1853-4 Died 52
Furneaux (Family) 1337 - 1432 Court Manor 25
Galling (Family) 1932 Council house tenants 72
Gater (Family) 1433-1820 Millers at Lapford 23
Gater (of Lapford Mill) Married into Kelland family 23
George A. Brian Supplied Exeter Turnpike information 3
Gilham C. Rev. 1982-85 Congregational Minister 50
Goldie J. Rev. 1986-87 Congregational Minister 50
Goss William 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Green James 1825-30 Constructed turnpike road 52
Greensmith M. Mrs. 1991 Succeeded as headmistress 87
Greensmith M. Mrs. 1992- Headmistress 63
Gribble Harriet Late 1800's Pupil teacher 56
Gribble Laura Late 1800's Pupil teacher 56
Gribble Robert 1850's Plymouth Brethren 75
Gribble Toby 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Gunn Mr. 1940's First tractors 79
Hatmaker J. Mr. 1915 American businessman - Ambrosia 74
Haydon Richard 1822 Arrest warrant issued 35
Heal (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Hedgerow Print Printing & Publishing 3
Henderson (Family) 1900's Town Farm 27
Henderson J. Dr. Author's thanks 3
Henderson Mrs (née Marshall) 1900'2 Town Farm 27
Henderson W. Dr. Author's thanks 3
Henderson William & Joan Drs. Town Farm 26-27
High Tony 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Hodge (Family) 1670 Still in village 31
Holwill John 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Home Guard 1941 Photograph Centre
Home Guard N.C.O.'s 1941 Photograph Centre
Hooper (Family) Post 1844 Tenant Town Farm 27
Horwill J. S. Mr. 1913 Rent collector 70-71
Hoskings W. G. Prof. Book 'Devon' 3
Howard Mary 1800 Transported to Hospital 37
Howard Mary 1801 Payment from Poor Fund 36
Hutchings (Family) 1932 Council house tenants 72
Incledon Penelope Married Parson Jack Russell 22
Incledon Richard Capt. 1804 New owner Colleton 22
Jeffery Steve 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Jerritt Ann 1801 Payment from Poor Fund 36
Jones T. Rev. 1971-73 Congregational Minister 50
Joseph J. K. St. Prof. 1975 Roman fort discovery 5
Judd Henry Pomeroy 1952 Rector Lapford 29
Kelland (Family) In Parish Registers 31
Kelland (Family) 1547 Landowners Kelland Barton 23
Kelland (Family) 1836 Landowners 39
Kelland Ethell 1900-06 School Monitor 59
Kelland John 1588 Born 23
Kelland John 1612 Married Charity Snell 23
Kelland John 1666 High Sheriff Devon 23
Kelland John 1836 Farmer - tithes 39
Kelland John (Jn'r) 1683 High Sheriff Devon & M.P. 23
Kelland Philip 1836 Farmer - tithes 39
Kelland Richard 1591 Bought Manor of De Bath 23
Kelland Richard 1804 Married Maris Moon 23
Kelland Richard 1806 Married Hannah Moon 23
Kelland Walter 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Kelland Xypher 1662 Hearth Tax 33
Kenstec Bishop 833-870 Earliest Bishop 12
Kingdon Lewis 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Lake (Family) 1940's Butchers 78
Lamerton Thomas 1508 Rector Lapford 29
Lavender Mike 1990'2 Football team photograph Centre
Lawson H. J. 1887-1900 Headmaster 63
Lawson H. Mr. 1886-1900 Headmaster's pay and condition of school . 56-7
Lawson H. Mr. 1896 Administrative paperwork 58
Lawson H. Mr. 1897 Admonished 57
Lawson H. Mr. 1900 Punishment of children 58
Lawson H. Mr. 1900 Retired 58
Lawson Henry School log 67
Leach (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Leach A. Mr. 1990's Helped provide football ground 86
Leach Bett 1801 Payment from Poor Fund 36
Lee James 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Leslie J. Rev. 1864-67 Congregational Minister 50
Louis George 1836 Tithe Commissioner 39
Luxton (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Luxton Richard 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Luxton-Widgery F. Mr. 1926-42 Headmaster 61
Luxton-Widgery F. Mr. 1926-42 Headmaster 63
MacNeil M. Miss 1864 Day school mistress 48
MacNeil Miss 1860's Teacher Congregational school 62
MacNeil Miss 1870-71 Married Congregational Minister 62
Mallet Anthony 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Manning Bill 1928 School photo 63
Manning D. Miss Author's thanks 3
Manning Dorrie 1928 School photo 63
Manning J. Author's thanks 3
Manning M. Mrs. Author's thanks 3
Manning M. Mrs. 1970-80's Fund raiser 74
Marshall (Family) 1595 Arrived in Devon 28
Marshall Hugh 1560 Ancestor Mrs Henderson 28
Marshall John 1840 Bough Town Farm 27
Mather A. Author's thanks 3
Maypole Dancing 1987 Photograph 87
McKenney W. Rev. 1886-95 Congregational Minister 50
Mills D. Mrs. 1984 Discovered Iron Age homestead 5
Mitchell H. Rev. 1882-86 Congregational Minister 50
Mitchell William 1800's Beaten by Cheriton family 66
Mogridge Charles 1836 Farmer - tithes 39
Moland (Family) 1662 Hearth Tax 33
Molland William Mr. 1929 Founder of Brethren Mission Hall 76
Molland William Mr. 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Moon (de Mohun) Married into Kelland family 23
Moon Edmund Abt 1840 Inherited Kelland Barton 23
Moon Edward 1810 Overseer of Poor 36
Moon John 1836 Farmer - tithes 39
Morris Alfred Mr. 1915 Financier of Ambrosia 74
Moulten-Barratt (Family) Bought Lowerfield House 28
Murray David Helped purchase Independent Church 46
Northam Stephen de 1337 Rector Lapford 29
Northcote Mrs 1893 Railway Inn 26
Northcote Roger 1822 Constable 35
Northcott Ann 1848 Founder member Congregatioanl Church 46
Northcott Roger 1894 Elected Councillor 70
Nott John 1662 Hearth Tax 33
O'Neill W. Rev. 1837 Congregational Minister 45
O'Neill W. Rev. 1841 Established Congregational Church 46
Olden Ann 1801 Payment from Poor Fund 336
Page Henry 1868-86 Second headmaster 56
Page Henry 1868-86 Headmaster 63
Parrish Miss 1800's Teacher at Private School 63
Parry Kevin 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Parry Matthew 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Parry Mr. 1991 Retired from headship 87
Parry N. Mr. 1988 Class 2 school photo 64
Parry Noel 1975 Succeeded as headmaster 87
Parry Noel 1975-91 Headmaster 63
Parsons I. Rev. 1861-64 Congregational Minister 50
Partridge (Family) 1607 Still in village in 1900's. 31
Partridge (Family) 1662 Hearth tax 33
Partridge (Family) 1800's Servant beaten by Cheriton family 66
Partridge (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Partridge (Family) 1867 Suffered poaching 65
Partridge Edward 1607 Son's baptism 26
Partridge George 1861 Waywarden 38
Partridge Harry, Mr. 1940's In charge of mortuary 77
Partridge John 1607 Baptised 26
Partridge P. Miss Author's thanks 3
Partridge Phylis 1928 School photo 63
Partridge Phylis 1940's Photograph Centre
Partridge Phyllis Miss 1940's W.A.A.F. Plotter 79
Partridge William 1914 Bought Malt Scoop Inn 26
Partridges Builders 1919 Built Victory Hall 73
Pascoe John 1825 Surveyed Exeter Turnpike 51
Pearse Benjamin 1678 Rector Lapford 29
Pearse Edmund 1730 Rector Lapford 29
Pemmark John 1331 Rector Lapford 29
Perkins Martha 1801 Payment from Poor Fund 36
Petre John 1453 Rector Lapford 29
Philpotts Bishop 1800's Bishop of Exeter 43
Pike (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Pike Richard 1820 - 1827 Church Warden 35
Pilgrim G. Rev. 1868-72 Congregational Minister 50
Ponsford (Family) Post 1859 Lived at Kelland Barton 23
Pope H. Rev. 1866 Examined school 48
Portsmouth Lord 1867 Suffered poaching 65
Potter Miss Late 1920's Cookery teacher 61
Priddle (Family) 1932 Council house tenants 72
Pridham (Family) Post 1844 Tenant Town Farm 27
Pulham George 1870 Article in 'Devonshire Sketches' 66
Pyke Richard 1844 Tenant Town Farm 27
Quick (Family) Post 1844 Tenant Town Farm 27
Quick Paul 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Quicke Of Newton St Cyres married into Kelland family 23
Radford Married into Kelland family 23
Radford (Family) 1836 Landowners 39
Radford B. J. 1810 Parish Doctor 37
Radford Jack, Parson 67
Radford Jack, Parson 1825 - 1861 Rector Lapford church 42
Radford Jack, Parson Mid 1830's Church maintenance 41
Radford John 1764 Rector Lapford 29
Radford John Arundel 1825 Rector Lapford 29
Radford William 1737 Rector Lapford 29
Radford William 1799 Rector Lapford 29
Rayment Elizabeth 1815 Birth 37
Raymond Richard 1836 Farmer - tithes 39
Raymont (Family) 1669 Still in village 31
Raymont (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Raymont Elizabeth 1834 Apprentice 37
Raymont Olive Mrs. Abt 1960's Schoolteacher 83
Reed Roger 1725 Town Farm 27
Rice Arthur 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Rice G. 1800 Payment from Poor Fund 37
Rice John 1599 Rector Lapford 29
Robertson Constable 1867 Assaulted 65
Robertson-Dorling J. Rev. 1930-37 Congregational Minister 50
Roncesvalles (Family) 1685 Original Rounsefell's 50
Rookes (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55
Rookes Sydney 1930's Brethren Trustee 76
Rounsefell (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55-6
Rounsefell (Family) 1940 - 1960's Church involvement 50
Rounsefell Bill Pre 1967 Parish Councillor 71
Rounsefell Noah 1949 on Parish Councillor 71
Rounsefell R. Author's thanks 3
Rudge Farm Iron Age homestead 5
Runciman W. Capt. 19140's Home Guard 77
Russell Jack, Parson Married Penelope Incledon 22
Russell Jack, Rev. 1800's Devon Parson 42
Salter Henry Mr. 1931 Sold site for Brethren Chapel 76
Sampson Richard 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Saunders Christopher 1525 Rector Lapford 29
School Children 'Red Nose Day' 1989 Photograph Centre
Sharpe J. Rev. 1809 - 1841 Congregational Minister 45
Shebbear John 1662 Hearth Tax 33
Sheepman Thomas 1801 Issued with clothing 36
Smith Rocksburgh Remington 1943 Rector Lapford 29
Snell Anthony 1662 Hearth tax 33
Snell Charity 1612 Married John Kelland 23
Snell Mr. 1830 Arranged Ball supper 26
Snell Mr. 1939 Air Raid Warden 73
Snell S. Mr. 1918 Committee member and donor of land 73
Snell Sgt. 1940's Home Guard 77
Spee Major de la 1980-90's Pipe Major 85
Spittal James Reginald 1930 Rector Lapford 29
Squance Mr. 1937 Rubbish collection contract 72
St John's (Family) 1432 - 1487 Court Manor 25
Stanton H. Rev. 1895-1908 Congregational Minister 50
Starr A. Rev. 1967-69 Congregational Minister 50
Stentiford (Family) 1865 First schoolchildren 55-6
Stock Walter 1900-06 Headmaster 58
Stock Walter 1900-06 Headmaster 63
Stoneman (Family) 1879-1985 Owned Lapford mill 24
Stoneman Frank 1928 School photo 63
Stoneman Miss 1900-06 Teacher 59
Stuckley Richard 1800 Parish Doctor 37
Sutton Bill Mr. Post 1928 Manager Ambrosia 74
Sydenham Ancestors Mrs Henderson 28
Tarr Peter 1851 Miller & Postmaster 24
Temple Rev. 1856 Vicar 65
Tickle Olive 1900-06 School Monitor 59
Tickner A. Author's thanks 3
Tipper Gordon 1942-53 Headmaster 63
Tipper Gordon Mr. 1942 Difficulties with children 80
Tipper Mr. 1953 Finished at school 83
Todd M. Prof. Iron Age information 3
Todd Malcolm Prof. mid 1980's Excavations 5
Todd Prof 1985-6 Excavations 5
Tracey Henry de, Sir Town market and Fair 17
Tracey Henry de, Sir 1180 Enlarged Norman Church 17
Tracey William de 1170 Murdered Thomas Becket 16 - 17
Treryse Nicholas 1487 Rector Lapford 29
Trevagnon William de 1317 Rector Lapford 29
Tucker Edwin 1930's Brethren trustee 76
Tucker John 1804-12 Schoolmaster 55
Tucker John 1812 Senior Overseer 363
Tucker Linda Mrs. Typesetting 3
Tucker Nick 1990's Football team photograph Centre
Tudor J. Rev. 1909-14 Congregational Minister 50
Turner W. Mr. 1865-68 First Headmaster 56
Turner Wm. 1865-68 Headmaster 63
Umfraville 1184 Lapford ownership passed to Umfraville family. 15
Umfraville De 1310 & 1317 Rectors 25
Umfraville Robert de 1317 Rector Lapford 29
Umfraville Robert de, Sir 1310 Rector Lapford 29
Vevvers A. Rev. 1915-20 Congregational Minister 50
Vicars John 1867 Rector Lapford 29
Vicary (Family) Post 1859 Lived at Kelland Barton 23
Walrond Ancestors Mrs Henderson 28
Walters (Family) 1932 Council house tenants 72
Wanger Major 1940's Letters to 'Maltscoop' 79
Warren Kenneth John 1981 Rector Lapford 29
Way E. Rev. 1954-60 Congregational Minister 50
Wheadon H. Rev. 1939-49 Congregational Minister 50
Wheeler George Massey 1933 Rector Lapford 29
White David John 1988 Rector Lapford 29
Widgery Mr. 1942 Left school 79
Widgery Mr. 1942 Captured barrage balloon 79
Williams J. Rev. 1921-29 Congregational Minister 50
Wilson C. Rev. Late 1800's Clerk to School Managers 57
Wilson Cornelius W. 1877 Rector Lapford 29
Wilson Rev. 1907 Prizegiving at school 59
Wilson Rev. 1909 80th birthday 59
Woolaway George 1870 Bought Malt Scoop Inn 26
Woolway T. Mr. 1894 Parish Clerk 70
Wraighte B. Mrs. 1988 - Congregational Minister 50
Wynnestelde John de 1354 Rector Lapford 29

Last updated: 22 Oct 2001 - Brian Randell

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