George Nympton, Devon
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Nympton St. George|
|Poor Law union||South Molton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for George Nympton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Nympton, or Nymett (St. George))
Online maps of George Nympton are available from a number of sites:
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:
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.