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Creacombe, Devon

Historical Description

Creacombe, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Stur-combe, 7½ miles SE by E of South Molton, and 7 from East Anstey station on the G.W.R. Post town, Morchard Bishop; money order office, Rackenford; telegraph office, Witheridge. Acreage, 1145; population, 63. The manor belongs to the Karslake family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; value, £230. The church was rebuilt 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 parishCreacombe St. Michael 
Poor Law unionSouth Molton 

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 Creacombe

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 Creacombe from the following:


Online maps of Creacombe 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.

DistrictNorth Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX16
Post TownTiverton