South Pool, Devon
Pool, South, a village and a parish in Devonshire. The village stands at the head of a creek of Salcombe Haven, 5 miles SE of Kingsbridge station on the G.W.R. The parish contains also the hamlet of North Pool and part of the village of Frogmore. It has a post office under Kingsbridge; money order and telegraph office, Frogmore. Acreage, 1983; population, 346. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £260 with residence. The church is good, has a lofty tower, and contains a carved screen, and a fine altar-tomb.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||South Pool St. Cyriac|
|Poor Law union||Kingsbridge|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for South Pool from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Pool, South (St. Cyriac))
Online maps of South Pool are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:
Villages, Hamlets, &cNorth Pool
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.