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West Anstey, Devon

Historical Description

Anstey, West, a parish in Devon, on the river Yeo, contiguous to East Anstey. Post town, Dulverton, under Tiverton. Acreage, 3010; population, 230. The surface is hilly. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter; value, £185. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church is good.

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 parishWest Anstey St. Petrock 
HundredSouth Molton 
Poor Law unionSouth Molton 

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 West Anstey


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 West Anstey from the following:


Maps

Online maps of West Anstey 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

Yeo Mill

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.

DistrictNorth Devon
CountyDevon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtEX36
Post TownSouth Molton