[From Slater's Directory,1852]

MAROWN PARISH and the Village of CROSBY.

MAROWN parish lies in the southern division of the island, in the Sheading of Glanfaba ; it is the only parish in the Isle of Man not washed by the sea, and is upwards of five miles in length by an average breadth of three. The eastern central and western parts of this district are in excellent candition, 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 Saint 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. — The Foxdale mines, rought by the Isle of Man Mining Company. are partly in this parish ; they produce about one hundred and fifty tons of lead ore per month, and give employment to upwards of four hundred hands; the managing proprietor is Mr. William Beckwith. York Cottage, the halfway house between Douglas and Peel, occupied by Mr. Burrows, affords good accommodation to visiters. There is plenty of sport for the angler; and snipe, woodcock, &c is plentiful in the neighbourhood. The shooting season commences here on the 12th of September... A new parish church has been erected on the estate of Ballawilleykilley, the ground for the site was given by Mr. P. Kelley, the proprietor. The living of Marown is a vicarage in the gift of the Crown, and incumbency of the Rev. William Duggan. An annual fair is 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.

POST Letters are received and forwarded by Mrs Burrows, York Cottage, on the passing of the mail


Anderson Captain William, Eyreton Cottage
Bailey Mr. Barton, Ballagarey Cottage
Blundell Mr: —, Crosby
Cameron Dr, Donald, R: N. Close moer
Christian Mr. Caesar, Crosby
Cole Captain John, Trolloby Cottage
Cowan Mr. David, Crosby
Craine Mrs.—, Ballagarey House
Duggan Rev. William the Gart
Hampton Mr. Robert, Crosby
Haswell Jane, Crosby
Hay Capt. James, Hope Lodge
Kewley Mrs, Elizabeth, Ballafreer Cottage
L'Estrange Mr. William, Crosby Cottage
Matthews Lieut. —, R. N. Crosby
Quayle Mrs. Ann, Crosby
Southwell Henry, Esq. Balafreer House
Tindall-Mr, Edward, Crosby


INFANTS' SCHOOL, Ellerslie — Charlotte Watterson, mistress
Moore Isabella, Ballavagher
PAROCHIAL SCHOOL, Ellerslie — Thomas William Carrow, master
Rutledge Ann, Crosby
Singlehurst Mary Cath. (boarding),Crosby


Foxdale Mines—William Beckwith, resident proprieter and manager; Edward Bowden, agent
MONA MINING COMPANY, Ellerslie — Richard Rowe, manager; William Rodgers, agent


Burrows James (Halfway House),York Cottage
Cowin John, Glenvine
Kay James, the Rock
Kelly John, Ballabeg
Gelling William, Baldwin
Gill Thomas, Sluggardhoo
Moore Hannah, Braaid


Callow James, shoe maker, Glenvine
Clucas Charlotte, milliner, Glenvine
Cowle Jane, shopkeeper, Ellerslie
Cretney Joseph, joiner, Glenvine
Gelling William, smith, Baldwin
Gray John, shopkeeper, Glenvine
Kay James, mason, Ballawilleykilly
Kay James, mason, the Rock
Kelly Robert, shopkeeper, Crosby
Kissack William, joiner & cartwright, Ellerslie
Lewin Thomas,blacksmith, Ballabeg
Quayle Wm., shoe maker, the Rock
Quiggin John, shoe maker, Lanrie's House
Quine John, joiner, the Rock
Quine Thomas, joiner, Greba
Sanwich Adrian, butcher, Ballabeg
Welsh Joseph, miller, Ballaquinuey


Beardmore John, Ballacallenmoar
Clucas Thomas, C. P. Ballafreer
Cottier Robert, Ballaclucas
Creer Thomas, Ballachrink
Crelling William, Ballavitchal
Cretney Joseph, Ballakelly
Cretney Robert, Sallahutchin
Cretney Robert, Corvally
Cunningham John, Ballagarey
Curphey John, West Boychan
Faragher Thomas, Ballabeg
Faulder Edward, Bllerslie
Gelling William, East Boycham
Hindes Patrick, Ballaconnabeg
Kay John, Braaid
Kelly James, Ballagloney
Kelly Phillip, Ballagraue
Kelly Robert, Knabb
Kelly Robert, Ballavitchal
Kelly Thomas, Ballavitelial
Kelly William, Trollaby
Kermode James, Ballacallenbeg
Kermode William, Cronkvena
Kewley Thomas, Cooiligil
Killey Philip, Ballawilleykelly
Lees Thomas & William, Ballaharry
Lyall David, Ballaquinney
Millet John, Brookmoar
Moffatt Thomas P. Eyreton
Moore John, Eyreton
Moore Thomas, Ballalough
Pearson John S. Ballavaghor
Quine Henry, Ballacotch
Sale John, Ballergy
Shiman John, the Rock
Spittall Alexander, Ballagrawe


PARISH CHURCH, Ballawilleykelly — Rev. William Duggan



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