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Guide to Devonport St Paul, Devon family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Devonport St Paul, Devon
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Devonport Borough
County Devon
Poor Law Union Stoke Damerel Incorporation PLU
Registration District Stoke Damerel
Records begin
Parish registers: 1847
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Plympton
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Location of Archive
Devon Record Office

Contents

Parish History

DEVONPORT, a celebrated naval arsenal, and a borough, in the parish of Stoke-Damerall, or Stoke, S. division of the hundred of Roborough, S. division of Devon, 1½ mile (W.) from Plymouth, and 218 (W. by S.) from London. There are two episcopal chapels; St. Aubyn's, and St. John's. Four church districts, named respectively; St. James',St. Paul's, St. Mary's, and St. Stephen's, each were endowed in 1846 by the Ecclesiastical Commission. The livings are all in the gift of the Crown and the Bishop of Exeter, alternately. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, Moravians, Unitarians, and other sects.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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

Devonport St Paul, Devon parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

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Devonport St Paul, Devon Parish Online Records

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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. The first film number is 241334.

Probate records

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

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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 46-55. Date accessed: 26 October 2013.
  2. 'Devon Parish Marriages,' FindMyPast, accessed 8 January 2014.

 

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