Revelstoke, Devon Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
REVELSTOKE, a '''parish''', in the union of Plympton St. Mary, hundred of Plympton, Ermington and Plympton, and S. divisions of Devon, 7½ miles (S. by E.) from Earl's-Plympton. The parish is situated on the coast, and bounded on the north and west by the river Yealm. The church, which is supposed to have been built in the reign of Henry VIII., stands close to the rocks of Bigbury bay in the English Channel, within a few yards of the cliff. A building, '''formerly a dissenting meeting-house''', has recently been consecrated as a '''chapel of ease'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51236 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 659-665.</ref>  
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REVELSTOKE, a '''parish''', in the union of Plympton St. Mary, hundred of Plympton, Ermington and Plympton, and S. divisions of Devon, 7½ miles (S. by E.) from Earl's-Plympton. The parish is situated on the coast, and bounded on the north and west by the river Yealm.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51236#s1 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 659-665. Date accessed: 2 August 2013.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Parish History

REVELSTOKE, a parish, in the union of Plympton St. Mary, hundred of Plympton, Ermington and Plympton, and S. divisions of Devon, 7½ miles (S. by E.) from Earl's-Plympton. The parish is situated on the coast, and bounded on the north and west by the river Yealm.[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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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 241318.


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.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 659-665. Date accessed: 2 August 2013.