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Kelly's Directory 1914

Warleggon is a parish and village, on the Temple stream, 5 miles north-east from Bodmin Road station on the Great Western railway and 6 east-by-north from Bodmin, in the South Eastern division of the county, hundred and petty sessional division of West, Bodmin union and county court district, rural deanery and arch-deaconry of Bodmin and diocese of Truro. 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 one bell: there are 150 sittings. The register dates from the year 1540. The living is a rectory; net yearly value £139, including 19 acres of Glebe, with residence, in the gift of F. G. P. Remfry esq1. and held since 1914 by the Rev. Charles James Digues La Touche M. A. of St John’s College, Oxford. Here are United Methodist and Wesleyan chapels. Lord Vivian, who is lord of the manor, and F. G. P. Remfrey Esq. 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 2,157 acres of land and 6 of water; rateable value, £1,441; population in 1911, 216.
 
Post Office, Mount – William Peter Knight, sub-postmaster. Letters arrive through Bodmin at 8.5am; dispatched at 4.35pm; no delivery on Sundays. The nearest money order office is at St Neots and telegraph office at Cardinham, 2 miles distant.
 
Public Elementary School (mixed), built in 1880, at a cost of £480, for 60 children; average attendance, 55; Miss Maud Robinson, mistress.
 
La Touche, Charles James Digues M. A. (rector), Rectory
 
COMMERCIAL
 
Borlase John, farmer, Dewey
Bunt Petherick and Nicholas Henwood, farmers, Lower Thorn
Carbines Edwin Wearne, grocer, Mount
Deeble William, farmer Holroad
Deeble Wm. Richd, farmer Castle Dewey
Doney Charles, farmer Carbarrow
Jory John Charles, carpenter, Mount
Keast William, farmer Tor House
Knight William Peter, shopkeeper, Post Office, Mount
Lander Martin, farmer Bofindle
Lobb Arthur and Geo, farmers Callaways
Riddle George, farmer Trevorder
Roose Chas. Richd, butcher, Mount
Runnalls James, cowkeeper
Runnalls Rt ,farmer, Carne and Trengoffe
Runnalls William, farmer and haulage contractor, Woodah
Sleep Albert, farmer, Little Bofindle
Stephens William R, farmer, Mount
Treveddo Mining Co. Ltd (Bernard Moss, manager)
Wherry John Coppin & Son, farmers Higher Thorne
Wherry Thomas, farmer, Polventon
Wherry William, farmer, Whitewall
Wilton Charles, blacksmith, Mount
Worden Thomas, farmer, Treveddo
Worden William, farmer, Downhouse
 

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