Boyton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Devon, partly in Cornwall and partly in Devon; created in 1768.
Status: Chapelry succeeded by Boyton Ecclesiastical Parish in 1768.
Other places in the parish include: Northcott.
Alternative names: Trevoya (Cornish), Boyton the Holy Name
Status: Ecclesiastical Parish
Parish church: The Holy Name
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1568
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BOYTON, a parish chiefly in Launceston district, Cornwall, and partly in Holsworthy district, Devon; on the Bude canal and the river Tamar, 5 miles N by W of Launceston r. station, and 17 N NW of Tavistock. It includes Northcott hamlet; and has a post office under Launceston, and a fair on the third Monday of Aug. Acres, 4,956. Real property, £2,651. Pop., 476. Houses, 92. The property is divided among a few. Bradridge, the old seat of the Hoblyns, and Beardon, also an old seat, are now farmhouses. Manganese mines were worked, but have been discontinued. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £120. Patron, the Rev. J. G. Dangar. The church is good. Agnes Rest, a martyr of the time of Mary, resided at Northcott.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Boyton, 5 m. N. Launceston. P. 600
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
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- County: Cornwall and Devon
- Civil Registration District: Cornwall: Launceston; Devon: Holsworthy
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Trigg Major
- Poor Law Union: Launceston
- Hundred: Cornwall: Stratton; Devon: Black Torrington
- Province: Canterbury