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 <br>__TOC__'''Part of this parish is in Cornwall, see also [[Bridgerule, Cornwall|Bridgerule, Cornwall]].'''<br>
<br>__TOC__'''Part of this parish is in Cornwall, see also [[Bridgerule, Cornwall|Bridgerule, Cornwall]].'''<br>  
 
BRIDGERULE, a parish in Holsworthy district, Devon; on the river Tamar and the Bude canal, 4½ miles E by S of Holsworthy, and 16 SW by S of Bideford r. station. It has a post office under Holsworthy
 
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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BRIDGERULE, a parish in Holsworthy district, Devon; on the river Tamar and the Bude canal, 4½ miles E by S of Holsworthy, and 16 SW by S of Bideford r. station. It has a post office under Holsworthy. The Ecclesiastical parish of Bridgerule is also partly in the county of Cornwall.<ref>Wilson, John Marius, ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3121 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales: GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bridgerule, in Torridge and Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.]''
  
The Ecclesiastical parish of Bridgerule is also partly in the county of Cornwall.
 
 
.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51253&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;strquery=Salterton A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 5-11.</ref>
 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
 
http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3121
 
 
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bridgerule, in Torridge and Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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Revision as of 01:35, 24 May 2013

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Part of this parish is in Cornwall, see also Bridgerule, Cornwall.

Parish History

BRIDGERULE, a parish in Holsworthy district, Devon; on the river Tamar and the Bude canal, 4½ miles E by S of Holsworthy, and 16 SW by S of Bideford r. station. It has a post office under Holsworthy. The Ecclesiastical parish of Bridgerule is also partly in the county of Cornwall.<ref>Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales: GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bridgerule, in Torridge and Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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

 
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