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

Newton St Cyres, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Crediton
County Devon
Poor Law Union Crediton PLU
Registration District Crediton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1554
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cadbury
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Location of Archive
Devon Record Office

Contents

Parish History

NEWTON ST. CYRES, a parish, in the union and hundred of Crediton, Crediton and N. divisions of Devon, 3½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Crediton. The parish comprises 4175 acres, of which 270 are common or waste land.[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

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
Newton St Cyres, Devon Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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BOYD
1554-1837

IGI 1554-1837 1555-1837

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 241308.

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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Websites

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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 407-409. Date accessed: 23 July 2013.
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Devon, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 12 February 2014.

 

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