Cotleigh Devon Family History Guide

Cotleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Upottery
  • Stockland with Dalwood
  • Monkton
  • Offwell

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COTLEIGH, a parish in Honiton district, Devon; near the Yeovil and Exeter railway, 3 miles ENE of Honiton. Post town, Honiton. Acres, 1,218. Real property, £1,736. Pop., 188. Houses, 37. The property is divided among a few. Cotleigh House is a principal residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £229. Patron, Lady Ashburton. The church consists of nave, chancel, north aisle, and south porch, with western embattled tower; has Norman parts; and is good. Charities, £15.

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