Dunkeswell Abbey, Devon Genealogy
Guide to Dunkeswell Abbey, Devon ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Dunkeswell Abbey, Devon|
|Poor Law Union||Honiton; Wellington|
|Registration District||Honiton; Wellington|
|Parish registers: 1842|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter|
|Location of Archive|
|Devon Record Office|
DUNKESWELL (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Honiton, hundred of Hemyock, Honiton and Ton. In 1845 a district church was erected on the site of the abbey, in the parish.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Devon Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Dunkeswell Abbey (see Clayhidon) on GENUKI
Dunkeswell Abbey (see Dunkeswell) on GENUKI
Dunkeswell Abbey (see Hemyock) on GENUKI
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 102-105 Date accessed: 26 October 2013.