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Newton St. Cyres

NEWTON ST. CYRES, a parish, in the union and hundred of Crediton, Crediton and N. divisions of Devon, 3½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Crediton; containing 1234 inhabitants. The parish comprises 4175 acres, of which 270 are common or waste land. Lead-ore and manganese are obtained. A fair for cattle is held on the Monday following Midsummer-day. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £16. 15. 5.; net income, £351; patron, J. Quicke, Esq., who, with Sir S. Northcote, Bart., is impropriator.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.