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

Throwleigh, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wonford
County Devon
Poor Law Union Okehampton PLU
Registration District Okehampton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dunsford
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

THROWLEY, a parish, in the union of Oakhampton, hundred of Wonford, Wonford and S. divisions of Devon, 6¾ miles (E. S. E.) from Oakhampton .[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

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
Throwleigh, Devon Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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IGI 1606-1837 1606-1636, 1654-1837

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 241330.

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. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 346-349. Date accessed: 05 November 2013.
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Devon, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 13 February 2014.

 

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