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Kelly's Directory 1873

St Minver, Cornwall

Post Office Directory, p820

ST MINVER is a village and parish in the Eastern division of the county, hundred of Trigg , Bodmin union and county court district, rural deanery of Trigg Minor, archdeaconry of Cornwall, and diocese of Exeter, 3 miles north east from Padstow, and 4 and a half north-west from Wadebridge. The church of St Minifreda, restored in 1872, is in the Early English style, having chancel, nave, aisles, and tower with 5 bells: there is an elaborate marble monument to John Roe, who died in 1657, and one to Thomas Darrell in 1697: the east window is a memorial one to Mrs Ann Sandys and her daughter Lucy, illustrative of the life of the Saviour. The register dates from the year 1750. The living is a vicarage. The tithes are commuted at 360, with 45 acres of glebe, in the gift of Mrs Stephens and held by the Rev Septimus Rolleston. There are two chapels of ease in this parish, both near the estuary of the Camel, and opposite Padstow - St Enedock and St Michael, or Porthilly : in these afternoon service is performed alternately. Here is a parish school, supported by the landowners; also a Sunday school. Here are chapels for Wesleyans, Bible Christians, and United Methodists. The charities amount to 11 yearly. At the village of Rock is a ferry across the Camel, to Padstow, for foot passengers only. The principal landowners are Mrs Stephens, Hon G M Fortescue, Lord Robartes, Col Tremayne, J Tremayne esq, Captain Potter and Mr Collins. The soil is sandy; subsoil, rock. The chief crops are wheat, barley and roots. The parish is divided into Highlands, containing the mother church, and Lowlands, containing the two chapels. The united areas is 8,683 acres (including 1,105 of water; gross estimated rental of Highlands, 6,800; rateable value 6,132; and of Lowlands 2,601 and 2,362 respectively. The population in 1871 was Highlands 568, Lowlands 4121.

Parish Clerk, James Brinton
Post Office - James Brinton, receiver, Rock. Letters received through Wadebridge, arrive at 10 am; 
dispatched at 2.30pm. The nearest money order office is at Wadebridge
School, J W Anning, master.

Durrant Jhn. James, Tredrizzick bridge
Martin John, Rock
Martyne Miss, Treglines
Rolleston Rev. Septimus, Vicarage
Staff George J. A
Stephens Mrs., Trewornan
Trevanthan Miss, Rock


Beswetherick Thomas, farmer and miller, Trevelver
Biddick John, farmer, Mesmear
Blake David, jun. Farmer, Tredower
Blake David, sen. Farmer, Tregena
Blake Francis, farmer, Dinham
Blake Henry, farmer, Shalders
Brickwood John, mason and farmer
Buller Jhn., boot and shoe maker, Pittimee
Buller Thom., shopkeeper, Rock
Burton Wm. and Jhn., Frmrs. Treglyn downs
Burton John William, farmer, Great Porthilly
Chellew Henry, carpenter
Coleman Francis, farmer
Coleman John, butcher and farmer, Treweens
Coleman Jonathan, farmer, Rock
Collings John, farmer, Portquin
Dean Henry, farmer, Porteath
Goodman John, farmer, Rosewin
Green Wm. Farmer, Sparrel Stick
Gummow William, blacksmith and farmer, Pittimee
Hawken Joseph Burt, farmer, Carruan
Hawkey Richard, farmer, Trewornan
Hicks, Cath. (Miss), Mariner's inn, Rock
Hicks Nicholas, blacksmith
Hicks Thomas, farmer, Tregwarmond
Hoskin Robert, farmer, Treverra
Ivey John, farmer, Little Porthilly
Ivey William, farmer and seedsman, Tredrizzick bridge
James Michael, carpenter
Kent Joseph, farmer, Withels tenement
Kent Samuel, miller Shilla mills
Lean Joseph, farmer, Trevine
Liddell Thomas, farmer, Treglines
Liddell Thomas, jun, farmer, Moyles
Mably Francis, farmer,Trewiston
Mably Gregory Barker, farmer, Pittimee
Mably John, farmer, Little Trevigo
Mably, farmer, Trebetherick,
Mably John, sen, farmer, Trewint
Mably Robt., farmer and shopkeeper, Rock
Mably Thomas, farmer, Keiroe (Means)
Male John Guy , farmer and boot and shoe maker, Tredrizzick
Mably Wm, Hy., farmer, Treglyn down
Martyn John, carpenter
Northey John, farmer, Trenant
Nute -, shopkeeper Tredrizzick
Pearce William, farmer, Mesmeer
Pengelly Richard, farmer, Cant
Phillips Ann (Miss), shopkeeper
Philp Mary Ann (Mrs) shopkeeper, Tredrizzick
Profitt Wm. and Chas. Farmers, Penmaine
Profitt John, farmer, Higher Penmaine
Profitt Francis, farmer, Cock's Moyles
Prout Mrs, farmer, Porthillock
Randall John Lynham, farmer, Stopatide
Randall William, farmer, Trewint
Rowe James, farmer, Trevanger
Rowe Richard, farmer, Pentireglaze
Rowse James, New inn
Rowse Mary (Mrs) farmer, Trelawder
Staff George, J A, surgeon
Symons Edward, farmer, Rosesorow
Symons Samuel, farmer, Pentire
Tremain Thomas, farmer, Trefreesa
Trevethan Thos., farmer, Bennetts Keiroe
Tummon William, farmer, Trevigo
Wills John, farmer, Trebetherick
Wills William, shopkpr. Pittimee lane
Wills, Wm. Anthony, farmer, Carlyn




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