Coryton Devon Family History Guide

Coryton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Coryton Mill.

Alternative names: Corriton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Marystowe
  • Lew Trenchard
  • Milton Abbot
  • Brent Tor
  • Bridestowe
  • Lamerton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CORYTON, or Corriton, a parish, with a r. station, in Tavistock district, Devon; on Lyd river, 7 miles NNW of Tavistock. Post town, Tavistock. Acres, 1,334. Real property, £1,926. Pop., 238. Houses, 48. The property is all in one estate. Slate has been largely quarried. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £208. Patron, Sir L. Newman, Bart. The church is ancient; and was repaired and enlarged in 1838. Charities, £20.

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

Administration

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