Charles, Devon Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Charles, Devon family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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=== Parish History  ===
  
 
CHARLES (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union of South Molton, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 9 miles (E.) from Barnstaple. There are meeting-houses for '''Baptists''' and '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50866#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 549-554. Date accessed: 25 October 2013.</ref>  
 
CHARLES (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union of South Molton, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 9 miles (E.) from Barnstaple. There are meeting-houses for '''Baptists''' and '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50866#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 549-554. Date accessed: 25 October 2013.</ref>  
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Guide to Charles, Devon family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Charles, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Sherwill
County Devon
Poor Law Union South Molton PLU
Registration District South Molton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1531
Bishop's Transcripts: 1607
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Shirwell
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

CHARLES (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of South Molton, hundred of Sherwill, Braunton and N. divisions of Devon, 9 miles (E.) from Barnstaple. There are meeting-houses for Baptists and Wesleyans.[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

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

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1579-1837 1538-1837

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 241321.


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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

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

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 549-554. Date accessed: 25 October 2013.
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Devon, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 12 February 2014.