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Clyst St George, Devon

Historical Description

Clyst-St George, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Clyst, 2 miles E by N of Topsham station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4 SE of Exeter. It has a post and money order office under Exeter; telegraph office, Topsham. Acreage, 1040; population, 291. The manor belonged formerly to the Cham-pernownes. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; value, £244 with residence and glebe of 6 acres. The church consists of nave, chancel, and north aisle, with western tower; has sedilia, a piscina, and stained glass windows; and was restored in 1851, and further improved in 1888. A school, founded in 1705 by Lady Seaward, has a small endowment.

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 St. George 
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 St George

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 St George from the following:


Online maps of Clyst St George 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 districtEX3
Post TownExeter