[From Pigot & Slater's Directory, 1843]


Which lies on the western shore of the island, in the sheading of Glanfaba, extends six miles from north to south, by a mean breadth of three from east to west. The parish church is situate in the northern part ol the district, one mile and a half south of Peel: this parish was connected with that of German till the year 1714, when a separation took place, and the present church was erected;in the bishop is vested the patronage of the living, which is a vicarage. The district is mountainous, and (with the exception of the deep vales, which are fertile,) totally unproductive to the agriculturist; but the minerals that it embossoms amply compensate for the sterility of the surface. The principal mines are those of lead, situate at Fox-dale, and on the west side of South Barrule; they are wrought by the Isle of Man Mining Compy. who employ about two hundred and fifty individuals; they produce from two hundred and eighty to three hundred tons of ore per month, which is shipped at Peel and Douglas for the river Dee. The beautiful waterfall of Glenmoy (or Glenmoij) is situate on the west coast, three miles south of Peel, and is visited by most strangers


Bennett Mr. J. G., Ballacosnahan
Blundell Mr. Thomas, Ballaspet
Holmes Rev. Archibald, Vicarage
Looney M r. Saml. Moore, Ash lodge
Parrie Mr.-, Raggate
Quirk Mr. Richard. C.P. Rheabymoar
Radcliffe Mrs. Hannah Gordon
Radcliffe,- Mr. Henry, Gordon.
Richardson Mr. -. Ballamoar
Sawers. Mr. Archbd. Knockaloe moar
Stephen Rev. George, Daulby
Windle: Mr. Jno. Shepherd, Ballapet


Callister Thomas, Foxdale
Corris Thomas, Glen may
PAROCHIAL SCHOOL Village-Thos. Cosnahan master


Bawden Edward agent for the Isle of Man Mining company, Foxdale
Broadbent Jonas, corn miller and carder, Ballabrooie
Callister William, publican, Ballanaiss
Clague William, blacksmith, Village
Dawson Thomas, blacksmith, Glen may
Fargher Thomas, corn miller, Glen may
Gell Wm. joiner & publican, Village
Gorse Matthew, agent for the Isle of Man Mining Company, Airey
Moore Thomas, publican, Glen-may
Quirk William, joiner and wright, Glen-may
Stevenson Thomas, corn miller, Glen-may


Bennett John Geo. Ballacosanahan
Cain Thomas, Ballaspet
Clark John, Glen Rushen
Clucas Richard, Kionshlean
Corrin Thomas, Knockalvebeg
Corris Edward, Ballabrooie
CottierJohn, Ballacottier
Faragher Clucag, Ballargey
Gell William, Ballalby
Halsall Thomas, Legven
Quayle Thomas, Ballabrooie
Quilliam John, Daulby
Quirk John, Daulby
Quirk Richard, Rheabymoar
Quirk Thomas, Daulby.
Sawers Archibald, Knockalvemoar
Taggart Robert, Ballabaney
Teare Thomas, Daulby
Ward Abraham, Rheabybeg


PARISH CHURCH, Knockaivemoar-Rev. Archibald Holmes
CHAPEL of EASE, Daulby-Rev. George Stephen
WESLEYAN METHODISTS, Daulby; Foxdale, and Gordon


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