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North Huish, Devon

Historical Description

Huish, North, a parish, with a small scattered village, in Devonshire, on the river Avon, 2½ miles E by S of Kingsbridge Road station on the G.W.R., 7 SW of Totnes, and 1 mile SW from Avonwick station on the Kingsbridge branch line. Post town, Ivybridge. Acreage, 2733; population, 344. The manor house, Blackball, and Wetcombe, are chief residences. The parish is a meet for the South Devon harriers and the Dartmoor fox-hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; value, £400 with residence. The church is Decorated English, and was repaired'in 1848.

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 
HundredStanborough 
Poor Law unionTotnes 

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 North Huish


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for North Huish from the following:


Maps

Online maps of North Huish 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.

DistrictSouth Hams
CountyDevon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTQ10