Combe Pyne Devon Family History Guide

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

Alternative names: Comb Pyne, Combpyne, Coompyne

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1685
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Axminster
  • Axmouth

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COMB-PYNE, or Coompyne, a parish in-Axminster district, Devon; near the coast, 3 miles W of Lyme-Regis, and 4½ S of Axminster r. station. Post town, Lyme. Acres, 796. Real property, £894. Pop., 118. Houses, 26. The property is divided between two. The manor belonged to the Coffin family; passed to the Pynes and the Knights; and was originally called Comb-Coffin. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £127. Patrons, Messrs. Knight, Cuff, and Edwards. The church is ancient; was recently restored; consists of nave and chancel; and has a fine piscina.

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: Axminster
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Honiton
Poor Law Union: Axminster
Hundred: Axminster
Province: Canterbury