[From Pigot's Directory, 1837]


LEZAYRE (or CHRIST-LEZAYRE) parish is in the sheading of Ayre and northern division of the Isle ; it is of considerable extent, being seven miles in length from N. to S and five in breadth from E.to W. The parish church is situate two miles west from Ramsey, on the south side of the main road-the living is a vicarage, in the gift of the crown. The northern part of this district is composed of fine rich land, and presents some respectable mansions to the eye of the traveller; the rest is mountainous and sterile, the most southern portion being occupied by the lofty Snafield, the highest elevation in the island, overlooking the surrounding sea, and embracing within its horizon the slopes of the neighbouring countries.

SULBY, the only village worthy of notice in Lezayre Parish, consists of a few houses ranged on the side of the main road to Ramsey, four miles west of that town, and contains an extensive brewery and a corn-mill Two fairs are annually held at this village; one takes place on the 4th June the other on the 23d July


Brew Miss Emily E,. Coolbane
Christian Mr. John (Deemster) Milntown
Clark Mr. Hugh, Aust
Corlet Mr. John James Murray, Glentrammon
Corlett Mr. John, c. P. East Kella
Curphey Mr. William, Baldromma
Donaldson Capt. John, Glendonald
Gilcreast Mr. Benjamin, Ballacree
Green Rev. Henry(curate) Ellanbane
Gurley Mr. Henry, Abbeyville
Haigh Mr. Samuel, West Kella
Halsall Mr. John, Ballacottier
Harrison Miss Amelia, Coolbane
Hay Mr. David, Bellevue
James Mr. William Wood, Sulby
McWhannell Mr. Lewellyn,Glendaff
Madrell Rev. Henry (vicar) Vicarage
Teare Mr. John (C. P. for Ballaugh) Glentrammon
Tellet Mr. Edward, Ballamona


Caley Patrick, shopkeeper, Sulby
Casement Catherine, publican, Churchtown
Casement John,blacksmith, Churchtown
Christian John, cartwright, Glenmoar
Corlett Eliz. Temperance Inn, Sulby
Cottier William, cartwright, Sulby
Cowlay John, coroner, Lezayre
Cowle William, farmer,Grice
Craine Thomas, publican, Sulby
Gale Edward, blacksmith, Sulby
Gale James, corn miller, Milntown
Gilcreast Benjmn.farmer, Ballacree
Gill Hugh, corn miller, Milntown
Goldsmith John William, farmer, Balladoole
Kelly William, saddler, Sulby
Kenna James, blacksmith
Killip William, schoolmaster, Sulby
Kneale Robert, master of parochial school, Lezayre
Paton William, brewer, Milntown
Quirk John L. brewer, Sulby,


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