Dunchideock Devon Family History Guide

Dunchideock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Dunsford
  • Kenn
  • Exminster
  • Doddiscombsleigh
  • Ide

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DUNCHIDEOCK, a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon; E of the river Teign, 4 miles SW of Exeter town and r. station. It has a post office under Exeter. Acres, 950. Real property, £1,068. Pop., 155. Houses, 33. The surface is scattered. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Shillingford, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £121. Patron, Sir L. Palk, Bart. The church stands on an eminence; is of the 12th or 13th century: consists of nave, chancel, and north aisle, with western embattled tower; and has a delicately-carved screen.

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: St Thomas
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Kenn
Poor Law Union: St Thomas
Hundred: Exminster
Province: Canterbury