Blackborough Devon Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Kentisbeare All Saints

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1840
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Uffculme
  • Kentisbeare St Mary

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BLACKBOROUGH, a parish in Tiverton district, Devon; on the W side of Black Down, 4½ miles SE of Tiverton Junction r. station, and 6 ENE of Collumpton. It has a post office under Collumpton. Acres, 508. Pop., 76. Houses, 16. The manor belongs to the Earl of Egremont. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £140. Patron, the Earl of Egremont. The church is modern; consists of nave and chancel, with tower and octagonal spire; and stands conspicuously on an eminence.

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

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County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Tiverton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Plymtree
Poor Law Union: Tiverton
Hundred: Hayridge
Province: Canterbury