South Pool, Devon Genealogy

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Guide to South Pool, Devon ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

South Pool, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Coleridge
County Devon
Poor Law Union Kingsbridge
Registration District Kingsbridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1664
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Woodleigh
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]

POOL, SOUTH (St. Cyriac), a parish, in the union of Kingsbridge, hundred of Coleridge, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 4¾ miles (S. E.) from Kingsbridge.[1]

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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]


1664-1699: transcription held on South Hams website

1700-1839: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website

1750-1812: transcription held on South Hams website

1849-1872: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website


1665-1699: transcription held on South Hams website

1700-1837: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website


1664-1938: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Wesleyan Methodist

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.

1841: Transcription held at South Hams website

Online Parish Clerk[edit | edit source]

Devon Online Parish Clerks is a resource of volunteers willing to provide free look-ups and research within the County of Devon. The Online Parish Clerk for South Pool maintains a website at with transcripts and links to data and census records.

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]

South Pool One-Place Study on South Pool OPS
South Pool One-Place Study on Register of One-Place Studies
South Pool One-Place Study on Society for One-Place Studies
South Pool on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 3 November 2013.