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Cowick, Devon

Historical Description

Cowick, a place in St Thomas-the-Apostle's parish, near Exeter, in Devonshire. A Benedictine priory, a cell to Bee Abbey, was founded here in the time of Henry II. by William Fitz-Baldwin.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyDevon 
HundredWonford 
Poor Law unionSt. Thomas 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cowick from the following:


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.

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.