LUDGVAN is a township and parish, 3 miles north-east from Penzance, 1 from Marazion railway station on the West Cornwall railway, in Penwith Hundred, Penzance Union, Penwith deanery, Cornwall archdeaconry, and Exeter bishopric, West Cornwall; it is situated on the hill side facing Mount’s Bay. The church is an old stone building, having a porch with Norman arch, and, square embattled tower containing 5 bells: in the interior are nave, three aisles, chancel, several mural monuments, font and register. The living is a rectory, worth £800 yearly, with residence and 23 acres of glebe land, in the gift Lord Bolton; the Rev. Archibald Paris, M.A., is the incumbent. There are six chapels for Wesleyans, one for Bible Christians, and two for Primitive Methodists; also a National School for boys and girls, and a Sunday school, held at the National school room. A fair is held on the 2nd of October, yearly, at Lower Quarter, for cattle. The population, in 1851, was 3,529, and the acreage is 4,544a. 0r 33p. The subsoil is killas. The Rev. Canon Rogers is lord of the manor, and, with, the Duke of Leeds and the Duke of Cleveland, chief landowner. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats, and potatoes. There are charities of £6 yearly value.

Crowlas is a hamlet.

Newtown, Whitecross, Long Rock, Truthall, Croft Hooper, Canons Town, Treassowe, Tremenheere, Tregender, Trenowin, Tregarthen, Tregellas, Trevorrow, Polgrean, Colloryan, Boskennel, Batreva, Curcuryan, Rospeath, Rosevidney, Nancadden, Vallanoweth, Bowjheer, varfell, Carvowsa, Chellew, Menwidden, Baldde, and Chyvella are places here.

Bosustow Mrs. Charlotte, Rosevale


Berryman James, farmer, Park & Camps

Bilkey Robert, farmer, Tremenheere

Blight James, farmer, Tregender

Blight Richard, farmer, Colloryan

Blight Samuel, farmer, Colloryan

Caddy Edward, gardener

Carne Thomas, farmer, Crowlas

Chellew Richard, farmer, Boskennel

Chellew Samuel, farmer, Treassowe

Corin John, farmer, Batreva

Curnow John, farmer, Ludgvan lease

Curnow John, farmer, Curcuryan

Curnow Robert, farmer, Newtown

Curnow Uriah, farmer, Rospeath

Dunstan James, turnpike surveyor, Canons town

Eddy Andrew, farmer

Eddy David, farmer

Eddy John, farmer, Trenowin

Eddy Thomas, farmer, White cross

Edwards Edmond, farmer, Nancedden

Edwards Edmond, jun. farmer, Trenowin

Edwards John, farmer, Nancedden

Edwards William, smith, Lower Quarter

Ellis John, smith, Lower Quarter

Firstbrook Jno. ironfounder, Rosevidney

Gillis Richard, farmer, Tregellast

Green James, farmer, Vellanoweth

Harry John, gardener, Vellanoweth

Hitchen John, farmer, Bowjheer

Holman Bennett, farmer, Rospeath

Ho[s?]king Charles, farmer, Varfell

Hosking James, farmer, Treassowe

Hosking John, farmer, Lit. Rosevidney

Hosking John, Old inn, Carvowsa

Hosking Mary (Mrs.), beer retailer, Long rock

Hosking Richard, carpenter & wheelwright, Lower Quarter, White cross

Hosking Richard V. farmer, Tregender

Hosking William, farmer

Ivey Henry, miller & farmer, Truthall

James Capt. John, mine agt. Vellanowth

James Henry Richd. farmr. Curcuryan

Jennings Martha (Mrs.), farmr. Polgrean

Johns & Co. grocers, Crowlas

Johns John, farmer, Truthall

Kevern james, farmer, Menwidden

Kitchen Joseph, farmer, Trenowin

Lanyon John, farmer, Tregarthen

Mitchell Charles, farmer, Chellew

Mitchell Samuel, beer retailer, Baldhu

Morris Jeremiah, farmer, Trenwin

Nicholas William, shopkeeper & farmer, Lower Quarter

Oats Josiah, farmer, Chyvella

Pearce Henry, farmer, Carvowsa

Pearce John, farmer, Crowlas

Polmear Samuel, farmer, Newtown

Quick Thomas & Co. grocers, Crowlas

Rapson Matthw. beer retailer, Polgrean

Richards Benj. farmer, Croft Hooper

Roach Robert, farmer, Truthall

Roach Robert, mason, Baldhu

Roberts Jno. Commercial inn, Long rock

Roberts William, Star, Crowlas

Rowe John, butcher, Canons town

Rowe Peter, farmer, Curcuryan

Rowse John, farmer, Colloryan

Rowse Francis, farmer, Tregellas

Rubery Richard, farmer, Colloryan

Rubery Trevennen, farmer, Colloryan

Sartin Robert, miller, Vellanoweth

Semmens Elizabeth (Mrs.), farmer, Ludgvan lease

Stevens Edward, farmer, Ludgvan lease

Thomas Henry, farmer, Truthall

Thomas James, farmer, Bog

Tregonning Sampson, farmer, Rosevidney

Trembath Humphrey, farmer, Manwidden

Trembath James, farmer, Manwidden

Trewhella John, farmer, Polgrean

Trewhella William, shoe maker, Baldhu

Trewen Robert, postmaster

Trythall Wm. farmer, Ludgvan lease

Warren John, shopkeeper, Crowlas

White Henry, farmer, Trevorrow

White William, miller, Curcuryan

Williams John, farmer, Chellew

Williams Martin, relieving officer, Rospeath

Post Office—Robert Trewen, Crowlas, postmaster. Letters arrive at 6 p.m. & dispatched at 7 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Penzance

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