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

Kingsnympton, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Witheridge
County Devon
Poor Law Union South Molton PLU
Registration District South Molton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1607
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery South Molton
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Location of Archive
Devon Record Office

Contents

Parish History

KINGS-NYMPTON, a village and a parish in South Molton district, Devon. The village stands near the river Mole, 2½ miles E of South Molton Road railway station and 31/2 N of Chulmleigh. The parish comprises 5,539 acres. There is a chapel for Bible Christians, and an endowed school.[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

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 241328.

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.

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Websites

References

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales published in 1870-72. Date accessed: 12 July 2013

 

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