TIMELINE - 1800 TO 1899

Before 1800 1900 - Present

1826The original Coad’s Green Chapel was built. The present chapel sited next to the school was built in 1849
1828 – April 28thThe first burial at Coad’s Green Methodist Church was 82 year old Sarah, the wife of Richard Hancock of Callington.
1828 – August 21stExecution in Bodmin Gaol of 21 year old Thomas Pring Coumbe of North Hill for burglary. Read more ...
1832The Rev Charles Rodd started the now defunct custom of granting a packet of tea, a packet of sugar and cake as a new year’s gift to all the deserving widows of the parish.
1840 – October 12thPublication of North Hill Tithe Map and Apportionment Book. It showed the properties, owners and occupiers of land in the parish and their notional tithe liability which would be paid from taxation. Each plot is named and described. The CD of the book and map is available from the Cornwall Record Office.
1846 – JulyThree soldiers deserted in Tavistock. After an adventurous time they visited the Ring o’ Bells in North Hill before being apprehended in Middlewood. Read more ...
1846 – September 10thReport of a rich monkey in Launceston. Read more ...
1856Major restoration works on the chancel and sanctuary of St Torney’s Church.
1873 – October 16thThe West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser reports on Mark Duance of North Hill being kept as a servant without a licence by his master, Nathaniel Reed of Lewannick.Read more ...
1880 – JanuaryMr Edward Hearle Rodd of Penzance had been to see his invalid elder brother, Mr Francis Rodd of Trebartha Hall, near Launceston and on the return journey caught a severe cold. He died on Sunday.
1880 – JuneBostock and Wombwell’s Royal National Menagerie, the Queen’s Exhibition, the Leviathan Establishment of the age! This world famous zoological collection will next week be visiting Camelford, Launceston (two days), Congdon Shop and Callington. The cortege of 18 huge carriages contains over 600 birds, beasts and reptiles, and 50 powerful draught horses. Admission 1s, children 6d.
1885 – FebruaryMr Henry Davey (46) of Penhole, North Hill met with a fatal accident on Saturday night a short distance beyond the village of South Petherwin. He was a member of the Launceston Highways Board. He is buried in Coad’s Green Methodist Churchyard.
1886 – JuneMr F R Rodd of Trebartha has suggested a scheme for settling the Launceston water supply question. If this scheme proves practicable Launceston will be under a lasting obligation to that gentleman.
1886 – DecemberIn appreciation of four years of management of the Trebartha Mine, Captain E W Temby recieved a silver inkstand as a token of esteem fro miners and labourers employed at the mine.
1887List of occupations in the parish. Read more ...
1890Berriow Bridge was widened to its present size.
1892 – FebruaryA terrific hailstorm at North Hill last week caused considerable damage and more than 100 panes of glass were broken by the large hail stones. The greatest damage was caused at Mr Dingle’s house, 25 panes being smashed.
1892 – DecemberLaunceston Town Council is still debating the water question. We suggest that instead of going to Kingbear or Hawks Tor for a supply of water at a cost of £400 a year for 30 years, an artesian well should be considered. Windmill is said to be full of water. What do the geologists say?
1892 – DecemberMr Rennel Rodd who has been appointed to act as Her Majesty’s Agent and Consul General in Zanzibar is a member of the Rodd family of Trebartha Hall, near Launceston.
1893 – JanuaryWith the view to expediting the solution of the vexed question of Launceston’s water supply, seven members of the council visited two of the suggested sources for a new supply – Hawks Tor and Kingbear. They travelled in a brake from Millmans.
1894 – MarchWhile William Force, the son of Mr W Force, bootmaker, of North Hill was chopping sticks on Saturday he accidentally cut off his thumb. Dr Gibson was called and attended the youth who is progressing favourably.
1897 – AprilRev Richard Davey, formerly of Callington, is about to return for a second term at North Hill.

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