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Knackersknowke or Crownhill, Devon

Historical Description

Knackersknowke or Crownhill, a village and a chapelry in St Budeaux and Egg Buckland parishes, Devonshire. The village stands 3 miles NNE of Plymouth, and has a post office, designated Crownhill (R.S.O.) The chapelry has no defined limits, and the living of it is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the perpetual curacy of St Budeaux, in the diocese of Exeter.

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

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.