[From Slater's Directory,1852]

Santan Parish

Is situate on the eastern coast, to the middle sheading, and is four miles in length from north to south, by one mile and a half from east to west. The parish church stands onu the old road from Douglas to Castletown, four miles north-east of the latter, and six miles south-west of the former town : it was rebuilt in 1773, and contains two hundred and fifty sittings ; the living is a vicarage, to which the Crown has reserved appointment: the present vicar is the Rev Samuel Gelling. There is a chapel for Wesleyans, situate on the old road from Castletown to Douglas and for for Primitive Methodists, near Mount Murray. An annual fair for cattle is held, on the 26th of May, at Oatland in this parish.

Post Letters are forwarded by post-boy, passing between CASTLETOWN and DOUGLAS, on a postage stamp being affixed.


Bacon Captain Caesar, Seafield
Gelling. Rev. Samuel, Vicarage


Bell Edward, publican (Halfway House), Oatland
Brew ,Thomas, miller, Myllen-e-quinney
Clague William, shoe maker, Oatland
Collister John, Blacksmith, Oatland
Collister John, tailor, Santon
Corlett Robert, publican, Oatland
Cubbon Thomas,sumner, Ballamona
Faragher John,publican (Saint Ann's Tavern), Santon
Gell Henry, blacksmith, Mount Murray
Gelling Thos. mason, Ballaquinney
Gilberson John,joiner, &c. Oatland
Gilmour Robert master of parochial school, Ballanahowin
Kermode:Wm. shoe maker, Santon
Kinnish John; cartwright, Oatland
Kinvig William; smith, Oatland
Moore Charles, cartwrigbt, Oatland
Taggart Samuel, parish clerk, Shoe maker and shopkeeper, Ballamona


Blythe James, Ballachrink
Braid John, Balladhoo
Brew Thomas, Mallanagninney
Bridson Thomas, Ballquiggin
Caugherty James, Ballavar
Caugherty John, Knookfrey
Clague Thomas, Aroganonovar
Clague William, Ballacorry
Clucas J. W. Maryvoar
Corlett John (steward),Ballachrink and Ballakelly
Cowin John Wade, Oatland
Cowin Robert, Ballacragga
Creetch William, Glengreenaugh
Cunningham Robert, Park
Curphey James, Ballavale
Curphey William, Ballacorry
Gelling John, Mary Veg
Gick Thomas, Ballavertin
Gick Thomas, Ballakelly
Gick William, Ballavertin
Hampton Robert, Ballacostain
Hewson George; Arragon-beg
Jelly David; Ballacrine
Keig Robert, Hampton's croft
Kelly John, Mount view
Kelly Philip, steward, Oatland
Kennish Thomas, Ballagick
Kinley Cleave; Ballanahowin
Kissack John, Ballakissack
Kissack William, Ballavale
Kneale Matthias, Croga-Shergy-Knock-a
Kneale Willam, Ballakelly
Kneen John, Glenua
Lewin Thomas, Knockfrey
M'Kneale Thomas, the Court
Moore John, Sulbrick
Moore Robert, Ballavale
Moore Robert, Ballacorry
Moore William, Ballavilla
Oates Thomas, Ballafurtoates
Quayle Mark H. Laughtan
Quayle William, Glengreenaugh
Quine John, Gleutraugh
Quine William, Glenrenough
Quine William, Ballagick
Quinney John & Thomas, Balnehow
Quinney Thomas, Ballatrine
Shimmon Jas. steward, Ballacorris
Simpson William, Balladhoo
Spence William, Ballafurt


PARISH CHURCH-Rev Samuel Gelling, vicar


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