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Newton Tracey, Devon

Historical Description

Newton Tracey, a village and a parish in Devonshire. The village stands 2½ miles W of the river Taw, 4 from In-stow station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5 SSW of Barnstaple. It has a post office under Barnstaple; money order and telegraph office, Barnstaple. Acreage of parish, 338; population, 140. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; gross value, £100 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good, and has a tower.

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 parishNewton-Tracey St. Thomas à Becket 
Poor Law unionBarnstaple 

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 Newton Tracey

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 Newton Tracey from the following:


Online maps of Newton Tracey 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 districtEX31
Post TownBarnstaple