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Buckerell, Devon

Historical Description

Buckerell, a parish in Devonshire, on Icknield Street, the river Otter, and the L. & S.W.R., 2½ miles from Sidmouth Junction. It has a post office under Honiton, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1340; population of the civil parish, 243; of the ecclesiastical, 274. Buckerell Lodge and Hembury Fort are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diftcese of Exeter; net value, £161 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church is cruciform, and has a richly carved oak screen.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBuckerell St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHoniton 

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 Buckerell

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 Buckerell from the following:


Online maps of Buckerell 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.

DistrictEast Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX14
Post TownHoniton