Combe in Teignhead Devon Family History Guide

Combe in Teignhead is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Netherton, Rocombe, and Combe Cellars.

Alternative names: Combeinteighnhead, Combeintinhead, Combinteignhead

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Abbotskerswell
  • Kingsteignton
  • Haccombe
  • Bishopsteignton
  • Wolborough
  • Stokeinteignhead
  • Coffinswell

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COMBINTEIGNHEAD, or Combe-in-Teignhead, a village and a parish in Newton-Abbot district, Devon. The village stands in the Teign valley, about ½ a mile from the Teign river, 3 miles E of Newton Junction r. station, and 5 N of Torquay. The parish includes also the hamlets of Combe-Cellars, Netherton, and Rocombe; and its post town is Teignmouth. Acres, 2,407; of which 190 are water. Real property, £3,078. Pop., 417. Houses, 101. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £324. Patron, J. W. Harding and W. Long, Esqs. The church is old; consists of nave, chancel, north and south aisles, with a square tower; has a carved oak screen; and was repaired in 1853.

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

Parish Records

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Birth Marriage and Death Records

England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887

England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912

England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912


County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Newton Abbot
Probate Court: Pre-1848 - Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter, Post-1847 - Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Pre-1848 - Kenn, Post-1847 - Ipplepen
Poor Law Union: Newton Abbot
Hundred: Wonford
Province: Canterbury