Stoke Canon, Devon Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
STOKE-CANNON (St. Mary Magdalene), a '''parish''', in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of Wonford, Wonford and S. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (N. N. E.) from Exeter.<ref>Lewis,Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51307&strquery=stoke+cannon A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 217-220.</ref>  
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STOKE-CANNON (St. Mary Magdalene), a '''parish''', in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of Wonford, Wonford and S. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (N. N. E.) from Exeter. The church and manor were given by King Athelstan to the Cathedral of Exeter: the edifice, with the exception of the tower, was rebuilt in 1836; the font is an object of great interest, supposed by antiquaries to be at least 700 years old, and the church contains a monument to the memory of a son of Bishop Hall.<ref>Lewis,Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51307&amp;strquery=stoke+cannon A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 217-220.</ref>  
  
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  

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Parish History

STOKE-CANNON (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of Wonford, Wonford and S. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (N. N. E.) from Exeter. The church and manor were given by King Athelstan to the Cathedral of Exeter: the edifice, with the exception of the tower, was rebuilt in 1836; the font is an object of great interest, supposed by antiquaries to be at least 700 years old, and the church contains a monument to the memory of a son of Bishop Hall.[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

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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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

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References

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 217-220.