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Honeychurch, Devon

Historical Description

Honey Church, a parish in Devonshire, near the river Taw, 2 miles WNW of North Tawton station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5½ ESE of Hatherleigh. Post town, Sampford Courtenay. Acreage, 787; population, 35. The manor belongs to the Earl of Portsmouth. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; gross value, £80. The church is old, and has a tower.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDevon 
Ecclesiastical parishHoneychurch St. James 
HundredBlack Torrington 
Poor Law unionOakhampton 

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 Honeychurch


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 Honeychurch from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Honeychurch 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.

DistrictWest Devon
CountyDevon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtEX20