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Clanaborough, Devon

Historical Description

Clanaborough, a parish in Devonshire, adjacent to the North Devon railway, 1½ mile SSW of Copplestone station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5½ miles NW by W of Crediton, Post town, Bow. Acreage, 1008; population of civil parish, 83; of ecclesiastical, 72. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; value, £138 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was rebuilt all but the tower in 1859.

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 parishClanaborough St. Petrock 
HundredNorth Tawton 
Poor Law unionCrediton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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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.