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Kelly's Directory 1883

Warleggon is a parish and village, 5 miles north-east from Bodmin Road station on the Cornwall railway, and 6 east-by-north from Bodmin, in the Eastern division of the county, hundred of West, Bodmin union and county court district, deanery and arch-deaconry of Bodmin and diocese of Truro, situated on the Temple stream. The church of St Bartholomew is an ancient building of stone, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a western tower containing 1 bell: there are 150 sittings. The register dates from the year 1540. The living is a rectory; average tithe rent charge £173, gross yearly value £200, with residence and 19 acres of Glebe, in the gift of F. E. Remfry esq. and held since 1878 by the Rev. William Edwin Remfry, of St Aidens, who resides at De Grey St., Hull; The Rev John William Grigg B.A., L.L.B of Trinity College, Dublin, is curate in charge. Here are Bible Christian and Wesleyan chapels. F. E. Remfry esq who is lord of the manor, and Lord Vivian, K.C.M.G, are the chief landowners. The soil is peat and clayey loam; the subsoil is part granite and part clay-slate. Then chief crops are barley and oats, with some wheat. The area is 2,055 acres; rateable value, £1,461; population in 1881 was 232.
 
Sexton, Thomas Lobb
 
Letters arrive through Bodmin at 10.10am; dispatched at 2.20pm: Samuel Runnalls, receiver, Mount. The nearest money order & and telegraph office at Bodmin.
 
A school board of 5 members was formed in 1877; P. Bunt, Lower Thorn, clerk to the board.
Board School, built in 1880, at a cost of £480, for 60 children; average attendance, 40; Miss Louisa Emily Cudlipp, mistress.
 
Gregg Rev. John William B.A., L.L.B [curate in charge]
 
Commercial
Blewitt John, farmer, Downhouse
Bunt Petherick, farmer, Lower Thorn; & Old Cardinham
Chapman James, blacksmith
Cock Robert, farmer, Whitewalls
Coppin Hugh, farmer, Little Bofindle
Cowls Henry, miller (water) & farmer, Mill
Cowls James, carpenter
Crapp John, farmer, Carborrow
Lander Martin, farmer, Bofindle
Langdon William, shopkeeper, Mount
Mitchell John, Soldiers’ Arms, Mount
Moss John, mine agent
Renels Robert, farmer
Riddle William, farmer, Trevorder
Runnalls Charles, farmer, Trengoff
Runnalls Robert, farmer, Church Town
Runnalls Samuel, boot & shoe maker, & post office, Mount
Runnalls William, farmer, Woodah
Stephens William, farmer, Mount
Thomas Samuel, farmer, Old Road
Weary John Frank, farmer, Treveddo
Wheel Whisper Tin & Copper Mining Co Ltd (Robert Larchin, manager, J Moss, agent)
Wherry Jn. Coppin, farmer, Higher Thorne
 

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