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Bradstone, Devon

Historical Description

Bradstone, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Tamar, 3 miles from Lifton station on the G.W.R., and 8 NW by N of Tavistock, which is the post town; money order office, Lifton; telegraph office, Launceston. Acreage, 1284; population, 100. The manor-house, an old Tudor edifice, is now tenanted by a farmer. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; gross value, £264 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is Perpendicular English, consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with a tower, and has been recently restored.

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.

Ecclesiastical parishBradstone St. Nun 

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 Bradstone

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 Bradstone from the following:


Online maps of Bradstone 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.

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.

DistrictWest Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL19
Post TownTavistock