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Cofton, Devon

Historical Description

Cofton, a perpetual curacy in Dawlish parish, Devonshire, near Starcross station on the G.W.R., 9 miles S by E of Exeter. Post town, Starcross; money order and telegraph office, Starcross, under Exeter. Population, 401. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; value, £135 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Devon.

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

The Visitations of the County of Devon, comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620, with additions by Lieutant-Colonel J.L. Vivian, published for the author by Henry S. Eland, Exeter 1895 is online.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX6
Post TownExeter