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Shillingford St George, Devon Genealogy

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Shillingford St George

Guide to Shillingford St George, Devon ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Shillingford St George, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Exminster
County Devon
Poor Law Union St Thomas
Registration District St Thomas
Records begin
Parish registers: 1565
Bishop's Transcripts: 1611
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Kenn
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Location of Archive
Devon Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

SHILLINGFORD (St. George), a parish, in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of Exminster, Wonford and S. divisions of the county of Devon, 3½ miles (S. S. W.) from Exeter. The church contains an old monument to one of the Courteney family.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Shillingford St George, Devon Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
Shillingford St George, Devon Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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BOYD
1569-1835

IGI 1577-1837 1569-1753, 1765-1835
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

None

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Shillingford St George on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 80-82. Date accessed: 31 October 2013.
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Devon, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 13 February 2014.