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SOME CHUDLEIGH LANDOWNERS IN 1873

 

Ugbrooke Park - seat of Lord Clifford - 1849

Ugbrooke Park, Chudleigh - seat of Lord Clifford - in 1849

Courtesy of Devon County Council

 

The connection with Chudleigh of the people named below  lies in the fact that in the Return of Owners of Land (1873), they gave Chudleigh as their address. This does not imply that all of the land owned by them lay in the Parish of Chudleigh.

 

White's Directory of 1878 gives the acreage of the parish as 6037, and Lord Clifford of Ugbrooke Park is named as the principal landowner with 4416 acres.

 

Nonetheless, the list includes the names of a number of people who would have considered themselves to be persons of substance in their local community, most of whom would have been able to live fairly comfortably on the income from their rents.

 

The list was prepared as a valuation for calculating the Parish Rate and Poor Rate payable on each property.* Owners of land less than 1 acre were not included nor were holders of Long (99 year) Leases. Valuation, based on gross estimated rental, was carried out at local level and was largely a matter of guesswork, there being no standardisation of approach to valuation across the county. Waste and Common land was not included.

*Property valuation remains to the present time the basis of assessment for raising money to be spent locally - known today as Council Tax.

 

NAME APPROXIMATE ACREAGE

GROSS ESTIMATED ANNUAL RENTAL IN POUNDS (£)

Richard Andrew
3
23
Charles Babbage
1
13
Evan Baillie
43
181
William Bawdon
92
243
Colonel Beaumont
7
74
Miss Bennett
5
43
William Brodrick
5
80
H. T. Clack
1
38
Mrs. Elizabeth Cleave
4
36
Lord Clifford
4416
5259
Charles Collings
4
16
Robert Collings
19
80
B. H. Davy
10
24
G. A. Davy
10
24
Mary E. H. Davy
10
24
George Bradford Ellicombe
206
368
Robert Hall
7
63
William Hayes
10
50
Charles Langley
51
191
John Loveys
88
49
Jonas Mitchell
32
62
J. Oldham
10
91
Mrs. M. Parker
1942
2465
Richard Parr
1
17
Alfred Pike
33
98
Mrs. Pike
7
21
Mr. Pridham
4
4
John Richards
10
57
Major Riddell
72
80
William Rouse
7
99
M. A. Rowell
6
23
T. J. H. Saunders
5
84
Mrs Scott
16
32
W. B. Scott's heirs
221
361
Mrs G. Snell
1
6
John Stephens
18
38
George Turner
10
100
Samuel Whiteway
75
286
Joshua Wills
4
16
Mrs. Sarah Wooland
2
26
Walter Wotton
23
46
Mrs. F. C. Wright
2
36
Richard Wright
12
24
Mrs. Louisa Yarde
285
524

 

 
 
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