Aylesbeare, Devon Family History Guide

Aylesbeare is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1580

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Aylesbeare

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Aylesbear, a village and a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon. The village stands on the eastern declivity of the bold range of hills, between the basins of the Otter and the Exe, 3½ miles S by W of Whimple r. station, and 8 E of Exeter. It has a post-office under Exeter; is a very straggling place; and was anciently the inheritance of the Earls of Devon, and then bore the name of Earlesbear. The parish includes also the tything of Newton-Poppleford. Acres, 2,948. Real property, £3,530. Pop., 1,079. Houses, 227. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £210. Patron, the Rev. W. H. Carwithen. The church is an ancient edifice, of nave, chancel, north aisle, and western tower; and contains a memorial window to Cecilia Yates, and mural tablets to the Markers, the Stokes, and others. The p. curacy of Newton-Poppleford is a separate benefice. There is an Independent chapel.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Aylesbeare, 1841-1891

Church records

Aylesbeare baptisms, 1813-1839 Author: Devon Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Aylesbeare (Devonshire)

Aylesbeare burial registers, 1813-1837 Author: Devon Family History Society

Aylesbeare marriage registers, 1813-1837 Author: Devon Family History Society

England, Devon, Aylesbeare, bishop’s transcripts, 1609-1884 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aylesbeare (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Devon, Aylesbeare, parish registers, 1580-1949 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aylesbeare (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

Parish registers for Aylesbeare, 1580-1854 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aylesbeare (Devonshire)

Indexes

Deanery of Aylesbeare Author: Devon Family History Society

Parish register printouts of Aylesbeare, Devon, England ; christenings, 1581-1854 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Aylesbeare, Devon, England ; marriages, 1580-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Taxation

Land tax assessment for Aylesbeare, 1780-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire)

Postcards

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Historical Newspapers

Western Morning News

Western Times

Exeter and Plymouth Gazette

North Devon Journal

Express and Echo

Maps

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Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: St Thomas
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Aylesbeare
  • Poor Law Union: St Thomas
  • Hundred: East Budleigh
  • Province: Canterbury

Further Reading

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