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Bystock Terrace, Exeter

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Bystock Terrace, Exeter. View from No 1. Image taken 2021.
Bystock Terrace, Exeter. View from No 10. Image taken 2021.

1846 November. 'SAINT DAVID'S HILL, EXETER. To be Sold (Land-tax redeemed), all that newly-built DWELLING HOUSE, No. 9, BYSTOCK TERRACE, now let for a term to respectable tenant. To view the the same apply at the house; and for particulars to Mr. Hill, Builder, No. 10, Bystock Terrace'[1]

1847 October. Mention of No 2 Bystock Terrace.[2]

1851 Census

  • No 1. William Jacobson, (71), Attorney (3 others)
  • No 2. Elizabeth Bailey (44), Lodging House Keeper (2 others); Richard Rodd (61), Fundholder (2 others)
  • No 3. James Baker, Jun (28), Lodging House Keeper (Retired Draper); John Taylor (30), Grocer's Commercial Agent
  • No 4. Ann Baker (22), Lodging House Keeper (3 others); William Golbed (59) Landholder (3 others); Mary Beavais (36), Colonel's Widow (3 others)
  • No 5. Mary McArthur (41), School Mistress (6 others); Martha Graham (60)
  • No 6. Alfred Evans (35), Wholesale Druggist (4 others)
  • No 7. Mary Woolley (33), Lodging House Keeper (2 others); Marta Moody (66) (3 others)
  • No 8. Mary Woolley (49), Lodging House Keeper (3 others); Thomas D. Roberts (44), Captain East India Co (3 others); William Rogers (27), Lieutenant in Army (2 others)
  • No 9. Susan Josland (49) Lodging House Keeper and Draper's widow (2 others); Laura Jeffery (65) Naval Officer's Widow (1 other); John Beal (56), Paymaster and Purser R.N. (1 other)
  • No 10. Anne Cranstoun (59), Baroness of Scotland (1 other); Sarah Ellis (77), Annuitant (2 others)


2021 The road now numbers form 1-8 (the last being the Queen's Court Hotel) with a more modern square block standing at the end, presumably where numbers 9 and 10 once stood.

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 14 November 1846
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 02 October 1847