Creacombe Devon Family History Guide

Creacombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1695
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Rackenford
  • Knowstone
  • Witheridge
  • Rose Ash

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CREACOMBE, a parish in South Molton district, Devon; on the river Sturcomb, 7½ miles SE by E of South Molton, and 10½ WNW of Tiverton r. station. Post town, Witheridge, under Morchard-Bishop, North Devon. Acres, 1,050. Real property, £499. Pop., 63. Houses, 11. The manor belongs to the Rev. W. Karslake. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £153. Patron, the Rev. W. Karslake. The church was rebuilt in 1859.

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: South Molton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: South Molton
Poor Law Union: South Molton
Hundred: Witheridge
Province: Canterbury