1840 Milton Damerel Voters

A List of Voters

Northern Division of the County of Devon, (to wit) 1840

The List of Persons entitled to Vote in the Election of Knights of the Shire, for the Northern Division of the County of Devon.

PARISH OF MILTON DAMERELL

There are four column headings which read as follows:

1. Christian Name and Surname of each Voter at full length.

2. Place of Abode.

3. Nature of Qualification.

4. Where the Property is Situate, name of Property or name of the Tenant.

There are thirty-eight voters named on this List of Voters. In alphabetic order they are:

Allin, Thomas of Holsworthy Beacon, Freehold House & Land at Holsworthy Beacon

Braund, John of Milton Town, Occupier at Milton Town

Blake, John of Woodford Bridge, Freehold House & Land at Woodford Bridge

Coplestone, Gaius John of Offwell, Devon, Freehold House & Land at Woodford.

Fulford, Richard of Gitcott, Freehold Land at Worthills.

Fulford William of Newhouse, Freehold House & Land at Gitcott Mill.

Fishleigh, Arthur of East Wonford, Freehold House & Land at Home Estate.

Fishleigh, John of Grawley, Freehold House & Land at Grawley.

Fishleigh, Francis Jun. of Woodford, Occupier of Land at Woodford.

Fishleigh, Leonard Sen. of Whitebeer, leasehold of house & land for year at Rattenbury’s.

Harris, George of West Wanford, Occupier of Land at West Walters.

Hill, George of Buttermoor, Occupier of Land at Buttermoor.

Hill, Henry of West Wanford, Occupier of Land at West Wanford.

Hill, Richard of Down, Occupier of Land at Down & Buds.

Hutchings Robert of Waldon Barton, Occupier of Land at Waldon Barton.

Jeffery, John of Derworthy Barton, Occupier of Land at Derworthy Barton.

Jollow, John of West Wanford, Leaseholder of House & Land for years at Late Allins.

Jinkins, Joseph of Gratton, Occupier of Lands at Gratton, Groley, Gitcott.

Jordan, William of Holsworthy Town, Freehold at Bicken Cross.

Lane, William of Worden, Occupier of Land at Worden.

Lane, William, Jun. of Worden, Occupier of Land at Worden.

Moor, James of Gitcott, Freehold House & Land at Gitcott.

Moor, Thomas of Great Torrington, Devon, Freehold House & Land at Halspark.

Newcombe, John of Ven, Occupier of Land at Ven Estate.

Palmer, Edmund of Newton St Petrock, Freehold House & Land at Walland.

Priest, John of Whitebeer, Occupier of Land at Whitebeer,

Priest, Richard of Whitebeer, Occupier of Land at Whitebeer.

Quance, Richard of Groley, Occupier of Land at Groley Estate.

Rattenbury, Hatton of Milton Town, Lease of Land for years at Groley & Wood Parks.

Rattenbury, William of Ley, Freehold House & Land at Ley.

Reed, John of Abbots Bickington, Freehold Annuity at Whitebeer.

Sanders, Peter of East Wanford, Lease of House & Land for years at Late Sander’s.

Squire, William of North Town, Occupier of Land at North Town & pt. of Sander’s Ten.

Tickell, Arscott John of Newton House Con, Freehd House & Land at Derworthy Barton.

Tapley, Cornish Herbert of North Wanford , Freehold House & Land at North Wanford.

Tapley, George of North Wanford, Freehold House & Land at North Wanford.

Ward, William of the Parsonage, Occupier of The Glebe lands.

Ward, William Jun. of East Wanford, Occupier of East Estate and East Wanford.

Dated 31st July 1840 and signed by John Greenwood who has crossed out and initialled voters names, and by Churchwarden Peter Sanders and by Overseer Robert Hutchings.

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