Dowland is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1742
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
DOWLAND, a parish in Torrington district, Devon; near the river Torridge, 5½ miles NNE of Hatherleigh, and 8 W of Eggesford r. station. Post town, Dolton, North Devon. Acres, 1,735. Real property, £1,141. Pop., 205. Houses, 40. The manor belongs to Sir S. H. Northcote, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter-Value, £76. Patron, Sir S. H. Northcote, Bart. The church is old, and has a square tower.
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: Torrington
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Rural Deanery: Torrington
Poor Law Union: Torrington
Hundred: North Tawton with Winkleigh