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A History of Modbury in the County of Devon

Ivybridge, Modbury Local History Society, 1971, [1], 33 pp. illus., map, plan. 22 cm.

ISBN: 0950226203

 

Index prepared by Sheila Jones, August 2001

(E-mail: sheila.jones@liverpool.ac.uk)

 

Aitkin, Mr 38
Agriculture, 25
Almshouses, 17, 18
ANDREWS
- Edmund, 19
- - diary 1745-1779, 18
- family, 18
- John, son of Edmund, 5, 14, 16, 19
- - articled to solicitors in Totnes, 19
- - diary 1772-1792, 18
Assembly Rooms, 27
Ayleston
- Brook, 2
- first mention of, 4
Back Street, 26, 32
BAGLEY Henry (Rev) Vicar 1636-1653, 13
Baptist
- Chapel, Church Street, 17
- Church, 27
- Meeting House, Brownston Street, 17
Barracks Road, 18, 29
Barracks, infantry, 18
Bell Inn, 8
Broad Stone, 17, 24
Broad Street, 4, 5, 8, 16, 17, 24, 26, 29
Brook House, Galpin Street, 16
Brownston, 2, 18, 19, 23, 27
- church, 27
- first mention of, 4
- manor of, 5
- Methodist chapel, 27
- School, 27
Brownston Street, 5, 16, 17, 29, 30, 32
BULTEEL John,of Flete 1827, 27
Butland, first mention of, 4
Caton, 24
Cattle Market, 26
Chain House, Brownston Street, 16, 26
CHAMPERNOWNE
- Arthur, of Membland 1697, 14
- choir, 10
- family, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 29
- Katherine, daughter of Sir Philip, mother of Sir Humphrey and Adrian Gilbert and Sir Walter Raleigh, 9
- Philip (Sir), 9
- Richard (Sir), 10, 11
- Sarah , mother or stepmother of Arthur, 1698, 14
Champernowne (road), 32
Church, 6, 7, 8, 32
- 17th century repairs, 11
- 18th century repairs, 17
- 19th century repairs, 27
- aisles, 7
- bells, 11, 17
- chalices, 9, 10
- chancel, 7
- plate, 15
- roof, 17
- spire, 6, 11
- tombs, 6, 9, 13, 15
- tower, 6, 11
- transepts, 6
Church House. See Bell Inn
Church Lane, 5, 14, 32
Church Street, 5, 14, 16, 17, 22, 23, 27, 29
Clyng Mill, 2
Coaching, 22
COLLING Richard, clothier, 1700, 15
COLLINS William (Rev) Vicar 1653-1661, 13
Comba - Domesday name for manor of Spriddlescombe, 3
Conduits, 14, 15, 24, 32
Corn Market, 16, 26
COTTON Arthur 1680, 13
Court House, 6, 11, 12, 14
Court Leet, 28
COYTE Thomas 1760, 17
CRISPIN Legassicke 1857, 29
Cumery, 3
Dark Lane, 32
DAVIS Thomas 1705, 14
Dissenters, 13
DOWNTON Humphrey, clothier, 1700, 15
East India Company, 18
Edmeston
- estate, 23
- first mention of, 4
- manor of, 5
Erme, River, 2
Ermington
- Court, 19
- Hundred of, 4
- Perrings' spinning factory and tucking mill, 22
Eton College, 8
Fancy Cross, 23
Fire engine, 2
FLASHMAN
- John, woolcomber, 1826, 22
- Joseph 1714, 14
Flete
- John Bulteel of, 1827, 27
- sale of 1863, 3
FORTESCUE
- Edmund (Sir) 1642, 11
- Thomas, of Whympston 1523, 9
Freemen, 29
FRIND family 1642, 9
Fuller's Meadow, 6
Galpin Street, 15, 16, 17, 24, 26, 32
Gasworks, 27, 28
GEST Jonathan, clothier, 1700, 15
GIDOIN Mr & Mrs 1772, 19
GILBERT
- Adrian 1584, 9
- Humphrey (Sir) 1583, 9
- Otho, of Compton 1531, 9
Goutsford, 2, 3
- Cross, 23
GREEN GC (Rev) 1887, 29
HELE
- family 1642, 9
- Thomas (Sir) 1643, 13
HIERON Samuel (Rev), 11
HILL
- Oliver, of Shilston died 1573, 9
- Robert, of Shilston 1523, 9
HODGES Samson 1751, 19
HOLDSWORTH
- family 1642, 9
- Robert 1682, 15
- Robert, clothier, 1707, 15
HOPTON Ralph (Sir) 1642, 11
Inns, 24
IRISH Mrs EE born 1868, 27
KELLAND John 760, 17
KING Richard 1840, 29, 30
Laira Bridge, 22, 28
LAKEMAN EG 1883, 25
LAPTHORN George, merchant of Plymouth, 1688, 15
Lapthorn, first mention of, 4
LAWRENCE Mr 1751, 19
Lega - Domesday name for manor of Leigh, 3
LEGASSICKE
- Henry 1697, 14
- Mr 1772, 19
- Pascoe, clothier, 1700, 15
Leigh, manor of, 3
Liberal Hall. See McIlwaith Hall
Lime kilns, 2
Little Modbury, manor of, 5
Lord of the borough, 29
Ludbrooke House, 24
Market
- cross, 17, 29
- place, 5, 16
McIlwaith Hall, 17
Memorial Hall, 32
Lemon, Mrs 29
Methodist
- Chapel, Brownston, 27
- Church, 27
Modbury
- pre-Conquest period, 3
- Medieval period, 5
- Tudor and Stuart period, 8
- Civil War, 11
- - Siege of 1642, 11, 12
- - Battle of 1643, 12
- 1824-1836, 21
- 18th Century, 13
- 19th century, 24
- 20th century, 31
- manor of, 5, 6, 14
- meaning of place name, 4
Modbury Fair, 26, 28
Modbury House. See Court House
Modbury Literary and Scientific Institution, 25, 29, 30, 31, 32
Modbury Priory, 5, 8
Motberia - Domesday name for manor of Modbury, 3
New Road, 24
NEWCOMEN Thomas, of Dartmouth, 21
Oldaport, 3, 8
- first mention of, 4
Orcatona - Domesday name for manor of Orcheston, 3
Orcheton, 2, 9
- manor of, 3, 6
- Mill, 2, 3
OXTON family, 6
Palm Cross Green - Perrings' combing shops, 22
Penn Park, 32
Penquit, 24
- manor of, 8
PERRING
- John (Sir), brother of Richard 1816, 22
- Philip, brother of Richard 1816, 22
- Richard, serge manufacturer and banker, 22
Population size
- Norman period, 5
- Black Death, 6
- 1801, 18
- 19th century censuses, 24
- 20th century censuses, 24, 25
Portreeve, 4, 28, 29
Poundwell, 5
Poundwell Meadow, 32
Poundwell Street, 4, 26
Presbyterian Meeting House, Galpin Street, 15, 17
PRIDEAUX
- family, 6
- Thomas, of Orcheton 1523, 9
Prigdon Hill, 23
Puritanism, 13
PUTT Richard, plush manufacturer 1841, woolcombe 1851, coal dealer 1856, 22
Quakers, 13
Railway, 25, 28
RALEIGH
- Walter (Sir), 9
- Walter, of Fardel, father of Sir Walter, 9
Rectors, 8
Red Devon Hotel, 29
Ridges, 2
Round House, 16, 17, 24
Runaway Lane, 12, 14
RUTHEN Colonel 1642, 11
SAVERY
- Christopher 1614, 9
- Christopher 1708, 15
- Dr & Mrs 1772, 19
- family, 19
- family 1642, 9
- Servington, son of Christopher, 1708, 15
- Thomas, of Shilston, 19, 20, 21
School, 17, 26, 27, 32
- Brownston, 27
SCOOS family, 9
Sequers Bridge, 2
SEYMOUR
- Edmund 1642, 11
- John (Sir), of Berry Pomeroy 1642, 11
Shambles, 16, 17, 24
Shearlangstone, 8
Sheepham
- first mention of, 4
- Brook, 2
SHEPHEARD
- Benjamin, son of John, 15
- John, clothier, 1699, 15
- William died c.1615, 11
- - his will, 15
Shilston, 9
- Brook, 2
- manor of, 3
SHINNER Humphrey, mercer, died 1695, 15
Silfestana - Domesday name for manor of Shilston, 3
Silverwell Park, 32
SLANNING Nicholas (Sir) 1643, 12
SMALLBRIDGE John 1755, 18
Spriddlescombe manor of, 3
St George's Close, 32
STEVENS Mr, horse bus operator, 28
Stokenbridge, first mention of, 4
Stoliford
- first mention of, 4
- Gate toll house, 23
- Hill, 12
Swanbridge Mill, 27, 28
- Farm, 28
SWETE
- Adrian, 12, 13, 15
- Adrian, grandson of Adrian, 21
- Adrian, son of Rev John, 1688, 15
- family, 15, 18, 26
- family 1642, 9
- John (Rev), 15, 17
- John 16th century, 9
- John Tripe (Rev) 1780, 16
- John, Portreeve 1593, 29
- Mayne, grandson of Adrian, younger brother of Adrian (junior), 21
- Mr 1746, 18
Traine, 9, 15, 18, 32
- first mention of, 4
- House, 16, 26
- Old, 8, 26, 32
- Terraces, 32
- Villas, 32
TREVANION John (Colonel) 1643, 12
TRIST Nicholas, 14
Tucker's Brook, 6, 14
Turnpike roads, 23
Upton, manor of, 8
VALLETORT family, 6
Vicars, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 29
Wakeham's Close, 32
WARRINGE family 1642, 9
Wesleyan Chapel, 17
White Hart Hotel, 27
Whympston, 9
- first mention of, 4
- manor of, 5
Widland, first mention of, 4
WILLIAMS
- Joanna 1714, 14
- John 1705, 14
Wonwell, 2, 3
Woollen industry, 6, 13, 18, 21, 22, 25
Workhouse, Kingsbridge, 18
Wrangaton, 2
Yarn Market, 16
Yarnicombe
- first mention of, 4
- manor of, 5

Brian Randell, 19 Dec 2001

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