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Dalwood, Devon

Historical Description

Dalwood, sister parish to the adjoining one of Stockland, Devonshire, on the river Cory, 4 miles from Axminster station on the L. & S.W.R., and 6 E of Honiton. It has a post and money order office under Axminster; telegraph office, Seaton Junction and Axminster. Acreage, 1755; population, 390. The parish, annexed to the vicarage of Stockland in the diocese of Exeter, is in the sole charge of a curate. The church (St Peter) is in the Early English style, and was restored in 1881. There are Baptist and Bible Christian chapels.

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.

Civil parishStockland 

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 Dalwood

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 Dalwood from the following:


Online maps of Dalwood 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 districtEX13
Post TownAxminster