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Washford Pyne, Devon

Historical Description

Washford Pyne, a parish, with two hamlets, in Devonshire, 7 miles from Morchard Road station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8 N by W of Crediton. Post town, Morchard Bishop. Acreage, 1144; population, 141. There is a parish council of five members and a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £130 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1883, and is an edifice of stone in the Decorated style.

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 parishWashford-Pine St. Peter 
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 Washford Pyne

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Washford Pyne from the following:


Online maps of Washford Pyne 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 districtEX17
Post TownCrediton