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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
SHIRWELL or SHERWILL (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of Barnstaple, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (N. E.) from Barnstaple. The church is a handsome structure in the later English style, with a tower at the western extremity of the south aisle.<ref>Lewis,Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51270&amp;amp;strquery=sherwill#s15 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 74-80. Date accessed: 31 October 2013.</ref>  
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SHIRWELL or SHERWILL (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of Barnstaple, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (N. E.) from Barnstaple. The church is a handsome structure in the later English style, with a tower at the western extremity of the south aisle.<ref>Lewis,Samuel A. ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51270#s15 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 74-80. Date accessed: 31 October 2013.</ref>  
  
  

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

SHIRWELL or SHERWILL (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Barnstaple, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (N. E.) from Barnstaple. The church is a handsome structure in the later English style, with a tower at the western extremity of the south aisle.[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]

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
Shirwell, Devon Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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BOYD
1601-1754

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis,Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 74-80. 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 Digital Library.