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MERTON  Devon England
Last updated---9-10-99

Located on Carriage Route A386 not far out ( North West) of Hatherleigh going toward Bideford. Merton is South East of Great Torrington and Little Torrington. Adjacvent towns are : Dalton, Huish, Petrockstow.



Photos of Merton taken in Summer of 1997 or trip to find dead ancesters

Merton View 1-Church of England on main road out of Hatherleigh North

Merton View 2-Looking toward CE from Mrs. Wickett's B&B accross A386

Merton View 3--Same as View ???

Merton View 4-Row of houses on Route A386 looking down road toward Huish & Hatherleigh.

Merton View 5-Nice thached roof house on side street behind View 4 here.

Merton View 6-Looking toward white brick pit & plant, with CE to the right of image.


Another web site with some more Merton information


Merton Household Members Listing from Census of 1851


A bit more on Lord Clinton ( 98 news from a Devon news site):

Prince of Wales winnerThe Prince of Wales Award, given annually for outstanding service to agriculture in Devon, and presented at the Devon County Show, has been won this year by Lord Clinton.Living at Heanton Satchville, Merton, he is well known as one of the biggest landowners in the county, owning some 30 tenanted farms.Many are farmed by second and third generation tenants, a policy he firmly intends to continue.He also farms and has well known forestry interests, including the Victoria Sawmills. Lord Clinton is a past president of the Devon Cattle Breeders' Society and the Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders' Society and was an exhibitor at this year's Croyde Spring Festival as well as the Devon County Show.As well as his farming in North Devon, another portion of the estate is centred around the Otter Valley in East Devon where he has two well known dairy herds.Lady Clinton is the new High Sherriff of Devon.

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