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Clyst St Lawrence, Devon

Historical Description

Clyst-St Lawrence, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Clyst, 2½ miles ESE of Hole station on the G.W.R., and 4 SSE of Collumpton. Post town, Exeter; money order and telegraph office, Whimple. Acreage, 1,027; population, 126. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; gross value, £204 with nearly 50 acres of glebe and residence. Patrons, the trustees of St John's Hospital, Exeter. The church is Later English, consists of nave and chancel, with lofty western tower, and has an ancient screen and rood loft.

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. Lawrence 
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 Lawrence

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 Lawrence from the following:


Online maps of Clyst St Lawrence 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