Drewsteignton, Devon Family History Guide

Drewsteignton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Teignholt.

Alternative names: Teignton Drew, Drews-Teignton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1557

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Drewsteignton

  • Throwleigh
  • South Tawton
  • Dunsford
  • Cheriton Bishop
  • Spreyton
  • Bow
  • Hittisleigh
  • Chagford
  • Moretonhampstead

Historical Descriptions


Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Drews-Teignton, 12 m. W. Exeter. P. 1315

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850


Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Teignholt, a hamlet, in the parish of Drews-Teignton, union of Oakhampton, hundred of Wonford, Crockernwell and S. divisions of Devon; containing 181 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: Okehampton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Dunsford
  • Poor Law Union: Okehampton
  • Hundred: Wonford
  • Province: Canterbury