UK Genealogy Archives logo
DISCLOSURE: This page may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.

Clyst Hydon, Devon

Historical Description

Clyst-Hydon, a parish in Devonshire, near the source of the river Clist, 2½ miles E of Hele station on the G.W.R., and 4 SE by S of Collumpton. Post town, Exeter; money order and telegraph office, Whimple. Acreage, 1764; population, 298. The manor belonged formerly to the family of Hidon, and belongs now to the family of Huyshe. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; value, £559 with residence. The church is a fine old edifice of nave, aisles, and chancel, with porch and tower. There are an endowed school and three almshouses.

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 parishClist-Hydon St. Andrew 
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 Hydon

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 Hydon from the following:


Online maps of Clyst Hydon 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 districtEX15
Post TownCullompton