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Thelbridge, Devon

Historical Description

Thelbridge, a parish in Devonshire, 5 miles from Lapford station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8½ NNW of Crediton. Post town, Witheridge, under Morchard Bishop. Acreage, 4006; population of the civil parish, 379; of the ecclesiastical, 238. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is Decorated English, and has been restored.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishThelbridge St. David 
HundredWitheridge 
Poor Law unionCrediton 

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 Thelbridge


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 Thelbridge from the following:


Maps

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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.

CountyDevon