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Salcombe Regis, Devon

Historical Description

Salcombe Regis, a parish in Devonshire, on the coast, 2 miles ENE of Sidmouth station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Sidmouth. Acreage, 2576; population, 612. There is a parish council consisting of ten members. There are several good villa residences and a coastguard station; also a detachment at Westonmouth. Salcombe Regis Down commands a noble view. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £220 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church is ancient, interesting, and in good preservation.

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 parishSalcombe-Regis St. Peter and St. Mary 
HundredEast Budleigh 
Poor Law unionHoniton 

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 Salcombe Regis

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 Salcombe Regis from the following:


Online maps of Salcombe Regis 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.

DistrictEast Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX10
Post TownSidmouth