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Jacobstow

Extract from Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72):


JACOBSTOW, popularly JEWSTOW, a parish, with a village, in Stratton district, Cornwall; 3 miles SE of Widemouth bay, 7½ S by W of Stratton, and 11½ NW of Launceston r. station. Post town, Week-St. Mary, under Stratton. Acres, 4,554. Real property, £2,402. Pop., 462. Houses, 97. The property is subdivided. Two barrows are at Headon. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £243.  Patron, the Earl of St. Germains. The church is ancient, has a granite tower, and was repaired in 1831. There are chapels for Primitive Methodists, Bryanites, and Thornites, and a national school. Digory Wheare, author of a Life of Camden and other works, was a native.





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