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Thrushelton, Devon

Historical Description

Thrushelton, a parish in Devonshire, 3½ miles Nof Coryton station on the G.W.R., and 11 N of Tavistock. Post town,. Lew Down. Acreage, 4378; population of the civil parish, 411; of the ecclesiastical, with Marystowe, 746. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a chapelry in the diocese of Exeter, annexed to Marystowe; net value, £70. The church, dedicated to St George, is an ancient and interesting structure in the Early English style. 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 
Ecclesiastical parishThrushelton St. George 
HundredLifton 
Poor Law unionTavistock 

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 Thrushelton


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 Thrushelton 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.

DistrictWest Devon
CountyDevon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtEX20