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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Offwell, Devon family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
OFFWELL (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Honiton, hundred of Colyton, Honiton and S. divisions of Devon, 2½ miles (E. S. E.) from Honiton. It comprises 1918 acres, of which 340 are common or waste land. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51191#s28 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 469-472. Date accessed: 26 July 2013</ref>
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=== Parish History  ===
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OFFWELL (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Honiton, hundred of Colyton, Honiton and S. divisions of Devon, 2½ miles (E. S. E.) from Honiton. It comprises 1918 acres, of which 340 are common or waste land. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51191#s28 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 469-472. Date accessed: 26 July 2013</ref>  
  
 
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Guide to Offwell, Devon family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Offwell, Devon
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Colyton
County Devon
Poor Law Union Honiton PLU
Registration District Honiton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1551
Bishop's Transcripts: 1616
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Honiton
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

OFFWELL (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Honiton, hundred of Colyton, Honiton and S. divisions of Devon, 2½ miles (E. S. E.) from Honiton. It comprises 1918 acres, of which 340 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

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

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1551-1840 1554-1840

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 241307.


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

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 469-472. Date accessed: 26 July 2013
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Devon, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 12 February 2014.