Nether Exe, Devon

Historical Description

Exe, Nether, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Exe, 1 mile from Stoke Canon station on the G.W.R., and 5½ miles N by E of Exeter. Post town, Thorverton under Collumpton. Acreage, 656; population, 70. The living is a perpetual curacy and titular vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; value, £71. The church is ancient, and consists of nave and chancel, with small bell turret.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Devon
Hundred Hayridge
Poor Law union St. Thomas

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the South West Heritage Trust, Parochial Church Council, and Devon Family History Society have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Nether Exe

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Nether Exe from the following:


Online maps of Nether Exe are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the County of Devon in the year 1564, with additions from the earlier visitation of 1531, is online.

A part transcript of The Visitations of Devon comprising the Herald's Visitations of 1531, 1564, and 1620, with additions by Lieut-Col J.L. Vivian.

DistrictEast Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX5
Post TownExeter