South Pool, Devon Genealogy

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Parish History

POOL, SOUTH (St. Cyriac), a parish, in the union of Kingsbridge, hundred of Coleridge, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 4¾ miles (S. E.) from Kingsbridge; containing, with the hamlets of Frogmoor and North Pool.[1]


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


1750-1812: transcription held on South Hams website

1664-1839: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website

1849-1872: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website


1665-1837: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website


1664-1938: Free lookup service offered on South Hams website

Contributor: 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 241306.

1841: Transcription held at South Hams website

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

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Web sites

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


  1. Lewis,Samuel A., (South A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 586-593.