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