Broadwoodwidger is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Alternative names: Broadwood Widger
Other places in the parish include: Broadwood.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1654
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606
Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
- St Giles on the Heath
- Bratton Clovelly
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BROADWOOD-WIDGER, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in the district of Holsworthy, Devon. The village stands on the acclivity of a hill, 6 miles NE by E of Launceston r. station, and 11 NNW of Tavistock. The parish comprises 8,780 acres; and its Post Town is Launceston. Real property, £4,343. Pop., 845. Houses, 156. The property is divided among a few. About 1,500 acres are open moorland. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Week-St. Germans, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £148. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church is an old edifice, much dilapidated; and there are chapels for Wesleyans and Bible Christians.-The subdistrict contains four parishes, and part of another. Acres, 22,487. Pop. in 1851, 2,461. Houses, 438.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Holsworthy
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Rural Deanery: Tavistock
Poor Law Union: Holsworthy