Devonport St James Devon Family History Guide

Devonport St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Devon, created in 1846 from Stoke Damerel Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Crownhill.

Alternative names: Morice, Morice Town, Morice Wood, Plymouth St James the Great, Devonport St James the Great

Parish church: 1847

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers:
  • Bishop’s Transcripts:

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Calvinist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Unitarian, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

See Devonport Devon Family History Guide

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: Stoke Damerel
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Plympton
Poor Law Union: Stoke Damerel Incorporation
Hundred: Devonport Borough
Province: Canterbury