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George Nympton, Devon

Historical Description

George Nympton, Nympton St George, or Nymet St George, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Mole, 2 miles S of South Molton station on the G.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, South Molton. Acreage, 1706; population, 198. The manor belongs to Sir T. D. Acland, Bart. The living is a,rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £245 with residence. Patron, Sir T. D. Acland, Bart. The church consists of nave, chancel, and N aisle, with low brick tower, and contains monuments of the Karslakes and the Gays; it was restored in 1882. There is a Bible Christian chapel. A cattle fair is held yearly on the first Wednesday after 1 July.

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 parishNympton St. George 
HundredSouth Molton 
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 George Nympton

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 George Nympton from the following:


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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 districtEX36
Post TownSouth Molton