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Stokeinteignhead, Devon

Historical Description

Stoke-in-Teignhead, a parish, with a village and four hamlets, in Devonshire, on the coast, 3 miles SSW of Teignmouth station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Teignmouth; money order office, Combe-in-Teignhead; telegraph office, Shaldon. Acreage, 2167; population of the civil parish, 511; of the ecclesiastical, 631. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £320 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church is ancient, was once collegiate, and has been both enlarged and restored. There are Bible Christian and Brethren chapels.

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 parishStokeinteignhead St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionNewton-Abbott 

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 Stokeinteignhead

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stokeinteignhead from the following:


Online maps of Stokeinteignhead 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


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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtTQ12
Post TownNewton Abbot