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Clyst Honiton, Devon

Historical Description

Clyst-Honiton, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Clyst, 1 mile WSW of Broad Clyst station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4 ENE of Exeter. It has a post and money order office under Exeter; telegraph office, Broad-Clyst railway station. Acreage, 1786; population, 274. The manor belongs to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; value, £179. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church is a fine old edifice of nave, chancel, and north aisle, with lofty western tower, and has a very ancient font. It was restored in 1875, and a peal of six hells placed in it in 1882.

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 
HundredEast Budleigh 
Poor Law unionSt. Thomas 

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 Clyst Honiton

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 Clyst Honiton from the following:


Online maps of Clyst Honiton 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 districtEX5
Post TownExeter