Chardstock All Saints, Devon Genealogy

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Parish History

CHARDSTOCK-ALL SAINTS, a chapelry in Chardstock and Axminster parishes, Dorset and Devon; adjacent to the Yeovil and Exeter railway, 2 miles NNE of Axminster. The chapelry was constituted in 1840.

The location is where the name "All Saints" appears on the modern 1:25,000 map. Additional information about this locality is available for Chardstock.[1]

 Chapel History

Chardstock All Saints was originally created as a chapel of ease for St Andrews, the ancient parish. It was created from Chardstock St Andrews, ancient parish in Dorset and Axminster ancient parish in Devon. Most of the parish is in Dorset.


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 241301.

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


  1. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).