Doddiscombsleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1678
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
DODDISCOMBSLEIGH, a village and a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon. The village stands near the river Teign, 5 miles NNW of Chudleigh, and 5½ WSW of St. Thomas r. station; and has a post office under Newton-Abbot. The parish comprises 2,391 acres. Real property, £2,268. Pop., 343. Houses, 71. The property is much subdivided. Manganese and jasper are found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £312. Patron, the Rev. J. Buckingham. The church is ancient, with a square turreted tower; has some fine painted windows; and was recently in disrepair.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: St Thomas
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Rural Deanery: Dunsford
Poor Law Union: St Thomas