Horrabridge, Devon Genealogy

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

Horrabridge, Devon
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Roborough
County Devon, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Tavistock
Registration District Tavistock
Records begin
Parish registers: 1867; For more records see Buckland Monachorum, Sampford Spiney, Walkhampton, and Whitchurch
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Tamerton
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Location of Archive
Devon Heritage Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HORRABRIDGE, a chapelry in Buckland-Monachorum, Sampford-Spiney, and Walkhampton parishes, Devon; on an affluent of the river Tavy, and on the Tavistock railway, 4 miles SSE of Tavistock. There is a Wesleyan chapel.[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]

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

FMP = findmypast - (£)
Horrabridge, Devon Genealogy Online Parish Records


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Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Bible Christian Methodist

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]

Horrabridge (see in Buckland Monachorum) on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date accessed and adapted: 29 October 2013.