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Modbury: Our Inheritance

Compiled by Modbury Local History Society

Modbury: The Society (1982) [32]p: chiefly ill, maps

[Reprinted by Underhill Plymouth (1992).]

 

Index prepared by Sheila Jones, August 2001

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

Please note that the book mainly comprises photographs and drawings (which will be copyright protected). There is little written information beyond what is précised within this index – requests for "lookups" are unlikely to reveal much additional information.

 

Abbey of St Pierre sur Dives (held Traine), 10
ANDREWS
- family - purchased Traine in 19th Century, 10
- Misses 1920s, 15
- Richard inherited New Traine c. 1870, 10
ASHLEY Richard, owner of tannery (photo), 22
Assembly Rooms, 20
- programme from 1887, 19
- text and photo, 20
Baptist Chapel, Church Street (text and photo), 28
BARDENS Miss, 9
BARTLETT Annie school pupil in 1875, 16
Battle of Modbury 1642, 8
Bell Inn (text and photo), 3
BOWHAY WHA, Agricultural Implement Maker, Brownston Street (advertisement), 13
Broad Street
- photo, 24
- photo of Mitchelmore and Son's drapers' shop (now chemist's shop), 25
Brooke House (photo), 9
Brownston Street
- photo of cows, 13
- photo of Perkins' shop and William Stevens with a Harrier Coach, 23
- photo of wheelwright and Modbury Inn, 27
- shown on map, 12
- sketch of Modbury Institution (now private house), 20
Buses, 19, 23, 24
CAMP Johnny - "a colourful character" (photo), 30
Cattle Market (text and photo of Cattle Fair), Galpin Street, 14
CAWSE George Andrews c. 1860, 4
Chain House (text and photo), 9
Chalice, 4
CHAMPERNOWNE
- armorial bearings of Philip, 8
- Arthur c. 1549, 4
- family in general, 8
- Katherine, wife of Otho Gilbert and Walter Raleigh, 8
- owned Poundwell House in late 17th Century, 15
- Richard c. 1334, 8
- Sir John 1457-1503 (photo of effigy), 8
- Sir Richard, 16th Century, 8
Chapels, 28
Church Bells (text and photo), 4
Church House. See Bell Inn
Church Street
- London House (No.8), (photo)12, (drawing) 25
- market stalls, 14
- photo of horse-drawn Ivybridge bus passing Rose and Crown Inn, 23
- photo 1840, 1
- photo (Edwardian?), Cover
- text and photograph mid 19th Century, 12
Church, Parish, 3, 4, 29
- watercolour painted 1830 by Charlotte Stackhouse, 4
Coaches, 23
Comba. See Spriddlescombe Manor
Combe Spriddle. See Spriddlescombe Manor
Co-op, 19
Corn Market, 14. See also Round House
Cottlass Mill (text and map), 7
Court House (Modbury Manor) (text and drawing), 8
Court Room, Poundwell House, 15
Coyte's butchers' horse-drawn van (PHOTO WITH MAN AND LAD), 25
DAVIES "Whacky", wheelwright, 29
DE ARBORIBUS William, Prior of Modbury c. 1262 (purchased Traine), 10
DE LA PORTE of Oldaport, 6
DE VALLETORT estates passed to Champernowne family, 8
Denbury House (photo), 9
Diptheria closed school in 1900, 16
East India Company, production of cloth for, 9
Edmeston Manor (photo), 6
ELLORY Mr TS, delivered newspapers on tricycle, 26
Exeter Inn, 19
Farming, 13
FICE of Modbury, made mill wheel at Spriddlescombe, 7
Fire brigade (text and photo of horse-drawn vehicle), 24
FORD Mr, saddler, Brownston Street (photo), 22
Fuller's Meadow, 9
Galpin Street, 12
- photo of Cattle Fair, 14
- photo of Modbury Harriers, 20
Gas works (text and photo), 27
GILBERT
- Otho, 8
- Sir Humphrey, 8
Great Britain Coach, 23
Great Orcheton (text and photo), 5
Great Western Hotel (became Red Devon Hotel) (text and photo), 19
GREEN
- Miss Mary Augusta, 29
- daughter of Rev Green, wife of Dr Langworthy, 29
- photo of wedding party c.1900 - Rev., vicar for over 50 years, 29
Harrier Coaches
- photo, 23
- photo of 1935 bus and staff, 24
HINGSTON Bob, postman (photo), 30
HOSKING Richard, grocer's and post office, 23
Independent Chapels (Galpin Street and McIlwaith Hall), 28
Inns, 19
KING Richard c.1840, native of Modbury, made fortune in New York, founded Modbury Institution, 20
LAKEMAN
- drawing of shop, 23
- installation of petrol gas plant in 1920, 27
- Nicholas (photo), 21
- photo of van, with William Watts, 21
- shop, 21, 26
LANGWORTHY Dr William (text and photo), married Mary Augusta Green, owned all property between Moons Lane and the Church, 29
LE ROUS, Radulphus, of Little Modbury 12th Century, 5
LEAR Bob (photo), 13
LEGASSICKE Henry, Lord of the Manor and owner of Poundwell House, 15
Little Modbury Manor, 5
Photograph, 5
Lloyd's Bank built 1878, 19
London House, Church Street, 12
- JH Pearse's shop (advertisement with drawing), 25
Longpark Lane (shown on map), 12
LOWRY Mrs Eileen (worked at New Traine), 15
Magistrates' Court, held at Poundwell House, 15
Manors, 5
Market Cross, 14
Markets, 14
MARTIN Annie school pupil in 1876, 16
Mary Cross, rugby and soccer pitches, 20
Mazeppa Coach, 23
McIlwaith Hall (text and photo), 28
- used for snooker, whist etc. after 1920, 20
Memorial Hall, 20
Methodist Church, New Road, 28
- School Room (photo), 28
Midland Bank (formerly West of England and South Wales District Bank), 19
Mile Race, 31
Mills, 7
MITCHELMORE and Son, draper, dressmaker and shoe dealer, Broad Street (photo of shop, three women and motor tricycle), 25
Modbury and Ivybridge Ominbus Company, 26
Modbury Club, 20
Modbury Fair (text and photos), 14, 31
Modbury Gas and Coke Co Ltd, 27
Modbury Harriers (photo, on Gilpin Street), 20
Modbury Inn, Brownston Street (photo), 27
Modbury Literary and Scientific Institution, Brownston Street, founded 1840 (text and copy of member's card, showing sketch), 20
Modbury Manor. See Court House
Modbury Song, music and words, 32
Moons Lane, 9
Naval Bank built 1873 (now the Co-op), 19
- photo - announcement of Queen Victoria's death (1901), 19
New Mill (text and map, 7
New Road built 1827, 12
New Traine (text and photos, 10, 15
OKESTON Joan, wife of Richard Champernowne, 8
Old Manor (photo), 9
Old Traine
- photo of Parade of Stallions, Modbury Fair, 14
- text and drawing, 10
Old Vicarage (photo of tea party), 15
Oldaport Manor (text and photo), 6
Orcheton Mill (shown on map), 7
Palm Cross Green, 9
- shown on map, 12
PEARSE JH, General draper, tea dealer, provision merchant, London House, Church Street (advertisement with drawing of London House), 25
PERKINS shop, Brownston Street (photo), 23
PERRINGS' loom sheds, 9
Peter's Parlour (gate into Churchyard), 29
Pig Market, 13, 14
PITTS
- NWP, owner of a wagon, 1887, 33
- Squire, owner of Whympston (photo, with tenant farmers), 21
Portreeve, 14
- last one - photo of Mr Will Rogers, 2
Post Office, 23
- drawing, 23
- photo (Lakeman's, with postmen), 26
- photo (Trinick's), 24, 26
- photos of postmen/mistresses, 30
- Stables (drawing), 23
Poundwell (road shown on map), 12
Poundwell House (text and photo), 15
Poundwell Meadow (location of market from 1940-1944), 14
PRIDEAUX of Great Orcheton, 5
Prior's Doorway, St George's Church (photo), 3
Priory of Modbury, 3
Public Houses, 19
PURDY Mary, postmistress (photo), 30
Railway, 19
RALEIGH
- Sir Walter, 8
- Walter, 8
RANDLE Mrs, wife of John 1799, was lent looms in the Poor House, 9
Red Devon Hotel (originally Great Western Hotel) (photo), 19
Ridge Road, 2
- used by courting couples, 20
Roads, 12
ROGERS
- John, Town Crier (photo), 31
- Mr, thatcher (photo), 22
- Will, last Portreeve, 2
Rose and Crown Inn, Church Street (photo of horse-drawn Ivybridge bus passing it), 23
Round House (corn and yarn market), 12, 14
Royal Exchange Insurance Company, Rose and Crown, 24
SAVERY, Thomas, of Shilston c. 1699, 5
School, 16
SCOOS family 15th Century (owned Traine), 10
Sewers (photo), 11
Shambles (meat market), 12, 14
Sheep Market (text and photo), 14
Sheepham Mill (text, map and drawing), 7
Shilston (text and print - 18th Century?), 5
Shops, 25, 26
Silver Well. See Silverwell
Silverwell
- Park, 11 - - tennis courts, 20 - Reservoir built 1707, 11
SMITH "Uncle" (farmer) - photo, 13
South Hams Gas Company, 27
South Hams Line (text and map), 19
SPINK Bill (Town Crier???) (photo), 31
Spriddlescombe
- Farm, 7
- Manor (photo) 5
- Mill (text, map and photograph), 7
St Leonard's Chapel, Little Modbury Manor, 5
STACKHOUSE, Miss Charlotte, daughter of Vicar of Modbury c. 1830, 4
STETSON family - ancestors traced back to Modbury 1604, 29
STEVENS
- Garage, 9
- William, founder of Harrier Coaches (photo at bottom of Brownston Street), 23
Stokenbridge Manor/Farmhouse (photo), 6
Sullivan CH, printer and stationer
- Assembly Rooms programme printed by him 1887, 19
- card printed by him 1887, 33
Swanbridge Mill, 7, 27
SWETE family (owned Traine from c. 1520), 10
Tannery, 22
TIMMIS Geoffrey, composer of Modbury Song, 32
Toll houses, 12
Traine. See Old Traine and New Traine
Trehele Farm - photo of horse, cart/machinery and driver, 13
TRINICK printers' shop, Broad Street (photo), 24, 26
TRIST Nicholas, Lord of the Manor 1708
- photo of conduit in Church Street given by him, 11
Tucker's Brook, 9
Water conduits (text and photos, 11
Water supply, 11
WATTS
- Peter, sexton (photo), 29
- William (photo with Lakeman's van), 21
Wesleyan Chapel (photo of tea party), 16
West of England and South Wales District Bank (now Midland Bank), 19
Wheelwright, Brownston Street (photo), 27
White Hart Inn, 23
- Assembly Rooms (text and photo), 20
- photo of Court House lintel in pavement outside, 8
- photo of Sheep market, 14
Whympston (photo of Squire Pitts and tenant farmers), 21
WILLIAMS
- Billy, captain of Fire Brigade (photo), 24
- Mr, blacksmith, Back Street (photo), 22
Women's Institute (photo of members 1925), 33
Wool trade, 9
WYATT S, Modbury Inn (photo of Inn), 27
Yarn Market, 3, 14. See also Round House
Yarnicombe Manor (photo of staircase), 6

Brian Randell, 21 Aug 2001

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