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Uplowman, Devon

Historical Description

Uplowman, a parish, with Whitnage tithing, in Devonshire, 3½ miles NW of Tiverton Junction station on the G.W.R. Post town, Tiverton. Acreage, 3210; population of the civil parish, 414; of the ecclesiastical, 389. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £300 with residence. The church is an edifice of stone in the Perpendicular style, with an embattled western tower, and has been restored.

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 parishUplowman St. Peter 
Poor Law unionTiverton 

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 Uplowman

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Uplowman from the following:


Online maps of Uplowman 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.

DistrictMid Devon
RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX16
Post TownTiverton