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Broadwood Kelly, Devon

Historical Description

Broadwood-Kelly, a parish in Devonshire, 5½ miles E by N of Hatherleigh, and 6 from Eggesford station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Winkleigh, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 3012; population of the civil parish, 261; of the ecclesiastical, 251. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £168 with residence. The church stands on elevated ground, consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, and was well restored in 1868.

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 CountyDevon 
HundredBlack Torrington 
Poor Law unionOakhampton 

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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.