[From Slater's Directory, 1846]

Marown Parish

MAROWN Parish lies in the southern division of the island, in thesheading of Glanfaba; it is the only parish in the Isle of Man not washed by the sea, said is up wards of five miles in length by an average breadth of two and a half. The eastern, central and western parts of this district are in excellent condition, being well cultivated; but the northern and southern portions are hilly, and comparatively unproductive. There are two vestiges of antiquity to be observed in this parish the ruins of St. Trinian's chapel, a little beyond Crosby; and a Druidical temple, on the north side of Mount Murray. There is a mining company at Ellerslie, called the Mona Mining Company. York Cottage, the halfway house between Douglas and Peel, kept by Mr. Burrows, affords good accommodation to visiters. There is plenty of good sport for the angler; and the neighbourhood abounds with snipes, woodcocks, &c. shooting season commences here September 12th. Th small parish church is five miles west of Douglas, and six and a half east of Peel, standing on a hill about hall a mile south of the road between these towns, the living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Crown. inconsiderable fair is annually held at Greba, in this district, on the 2nd of February.

Crosby is a small but respectable village, On the road between Douglas and Peel ; five miles west of the former, and about the same distance east of the latter The Wesleyans have a neat chapel in this village.


Anderson Captain, Eyreton Cottage
Bailey Mr. Barton, Ballagarey Cottge
Ball Mr.-, Crosby
Cameron Dr. Donald, R. N. Close moor
Corlett Capt. William, Crosby
Cowan Mr. David, Crosby
Craine Mrs. -,St.Trinian's Cottage'
Duggan Rev. William, the Gart
Faulder Mr. Edward, Ellerslie
Guest Mr. Samuel, Rock Cottage
Hay Capt. James, Hope Lodge
Hinde Mr. James, Crosby
Howard Mrs.-, Ballavaghor
Hudson Mrs.-, Ballagarey
Kewley Mrs.Elizabettt,Ballafreer Cottage
L'Estrange Mr. Wm. Crosby Cottge
Quayle Mrs. Ann, Crosby
Storey Atrs. Elizabeth, Crosby
Woveuden Mrs. -, Trolloby


Moffat Mr. Ellison (boarding),Eyreton Castle
Moore Isabella, Ballahutchin
Singlehurst Mrs. Cthn.(bdng),Crosby
Singlehurst Thomas, Crosby


Burrows James (Halfway House),
York Cottage Cowin John, Glenvine
Kay James, Cregg moor
Kelly John, Ballabeg


Cretney Joseph, joiner, Glenvine
Gill Charlotte, shopkeeper, Glenvine
Kay James, mason, Ballawilleykelly
Kissack Wm, cartwright, Ellerslie
Lewin Thomas, blacksmith, Ballabeg
MONA MINING COMPANY, Ellerslie Philip Elliott, sugeon, cashier
Welsh Joseph, miller, Ballaquinney


Briusley Joseph, Craigbeg
Cain John, Ballakelly
Caine William, Ballagraue
Clocas Thomas, Ballafreer
Collister Thomas, Ballabeg
Collier Robert, Ballaclucas
Creer Thomas, Ballacotch
Cretney Joseph, Crosby
Cretney Robert, Glynlaugh
Cretney Robert, Corrally
Cunningham John, Ballagarey
Curphey John, West Boychan
Faulder Joseph, Ballacallin
Hampton Matthew. jun. Ballacrink
Hampton Robert, Ballergy
Hindes Patrick, Ballaconnabeg
Kay John, Braaid
Kelly James, Ballagloney
Kelly Philip, Ballagraue
Kelly Robert, the Rock
Kelly Robert, Knabb
Kelly Robert, Ballaveehall
Kelly William, Trollaby
Kermode William, Cronkvene
Kewley Thomas, Cooiligil
Killear Philip, Ballawilleykelly
Killey Phl'.ip, Ballawilleykelly
Lorinier Richard, Brook moar
Miller Ann, Ballaquinney
Moffat Thomas Peter, Eyreton
Moore John, Ballaharry
Moore Thomas, Ballalough
Quiggin John, East Boychan
Quilliam Robert, Ballacallin
Quine Robert, Rhynd




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