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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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BLACKAUTON (St. Michael), a '''parish''', in the union of Kingsbridge, hundred of Coleridge, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 5 miles (W. by N.) from Dartmouth. The church contains a Norman font, and a wooden screen richly carved. An additional church has been built at Street. There is a place of worship for a congregation of '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Lewis,Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50805&strquery=BLACKAUTON ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 270-275.</ref>
  
 
General overview  
 
General overview  

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Parish History

BLACKAUTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Kingsbridge, hundred of Coleridge, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 5 miles (W. by N.) from Dartmouth. The church contains a Norman font, and a wooden screen richly carved. An additional church has been built at Street. There is a place of worship for a congregation of Wesleyans.[1]

General overview


Resources

Civil Registration


Births, 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

Abstracts of bishop's transcripts (1609-1618) are online at Internet Archive - free.[2]

 
Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.


Census records

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


Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [county] 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

There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain

Web sites

Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.

References

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 270-275.
  2. Roger Granville and W.E. Mugford, Abstracts of the Existing Transcripts of the Lost Parish-Registers of Devon, 1596-1644 (Exeter: William Pollard and Co. Ltd., 1908). Digitised by Internet Archive.