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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
WOODLAND, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish of Ipplepen''', union of Newton-Abbott, hundred of Haytor, Teignbridge and S. divisions of Devon, 1 mile (E. by S.) from Ashburton. It comprises 1600 acres, of which 50 are pasture, 100 woodland, and the remainder arable and water-meadow; the soil is very light. The church, in the later English style, was built in the reign of Henry VIII.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51425&strquery=Woodland A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 654-657.</ref>  
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WOODLAND, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish of Ipplepen''', union of Newton-Abbott, hundred of Haytor, Teignbridge and S. divisions of Devon, 1 mile (E. by S.) from Ashburton. It comprises 1600 acres, of which 50 are pasture, 100 woodland, and the remainder arable and water-meadow; the soil is very light. The church, in the later English style, was built in the reign of Henry VIII. Also,a tything, in the '''parish''', union, and hundred of Crediton, Crediton and Northern divisions of Devon.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51425&amp;strquery=Woodland A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 654-657.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Parish History

WOODLAND, a chapelry, in the parish of Ipplepen, union of Newton-Abbott, hundred of Haytor, Teignbridge and S. divisions of Devon, 1 mile (E. by S.) from Ashburton. It comprises 1600 acres, of which 50 are pasture, 100 woodland, and the remainder arable and water-meadow; the soil is very light. The church, in the later English style, was built in the reign of Henry VIII. Also,a tything, in the parish, union, and hundred of Crediton, Crediton and Northern divisions of Devon.[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 241314.


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. 654-657.