Colaton Raleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Other places in the parish include: Stowford, Kingston, Stonyford, Hockerland, Hawkerland, Grindle, Bystock, and Blackbury.
Alternative names: Colyton Rawleigh
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1673
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Society of Friends/Quaker, Unitarian, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Withycombe Raleigh with Exmouth All Saints
- Newton Poppleford
- Woodbury with Exton
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
COLYTON-RAWLEIGH, or Colaton-Raleigh, a village and a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon. The village stands on the river Otter, 3 miles W of Sidmouth, and 6 SSW of Ottery-Road r. station; and has a post office under Exeter. The parish includes also the hamlets of Kingston, Stowford, Blackbury, Stonyford, Grindle, Bystock, and Hawkerland. Acres, 3,757. Real property, £4,265. Pop., 830. Houses, 182. The property belongs chiefly to the families of Rolle and Divett. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £370. Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church is bad. There is an Independent chapel. Charities, £7.
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: St Thomas
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Rural Deanery: Aylesbeare
Poor Law Union: St Thomas
Hundred: East Budleigh