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Stockland, Devon

Historical Description

Stockland, a village and a parish in Devonshire. The village stands 6 miles from Honiton station on the L. & S.W.R., is large and scattered, and has a post and money order office under Honiton; telegraph office, Yarcombe. A stock fair is lield yearly on the first Wednesday after 11 June, and there are two grist mills. The parish comprises 5918 acres; population of the civil parish, 821; of the ecclesiastical, 1211. There is a parish council consisting of ten members. The living is a vicarage, united with Dalwood, in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £275 with residence. The church is ancient, but has been restored. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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.

Ecclesiastical parishStockland St. Michael 

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 Stockland

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 Stockland from the following:


Online maps of Stockland 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 districtEX14
Post TownHoniton