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South Milton, Devon

Historical Description

Milton, South, a village and a parish in Devonshire. The village stands near the coast, 2½ miles from Kings-bridge station on the G.W.R., and was anciently known as Middleton. Post town, Kingsbridge. The parish contains also the hamlets of Sutton and Upton. Acreage, 1550; population, 335. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £170. The church is later English, and consists of nave, N aisle, S transept, and chancel, and was thoroughly restored in 1885. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 unionKingsbridge 

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 South Milton


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 South Milton from the following:


Maps

Online maps of South Milton 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:


Villages, Hamlets, &c

Sutton
Upton

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 districtTQ7
Post TownKingsbridge