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Bulkworthy, Devon

Historical Description

Bulkworthy, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Torridge, 7 miles SW by W of Great Torrington, and 9 SSW of Bideford railway station. Post town, Brandis Corner; money order and telegraph office, Holsworthy. Acreage, 1504; population, 124. The manor belongs to the Rolle family. The living is a chapelry, annexed to the vicarage of Buckland-Brewer, in the diocese of Exeter. The church was built by Lord Chief-Justice Hankford.

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 
Civil parishBuckland Brewer 
Poor Law unionBideford 

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 Bulkworthy

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 Bulkworthy from the following:


Online maps of Bulkworthy 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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX22
Post TownHolsworthy