Dunkeswell Abbey is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Devon, created in 1844 from Dunkeswell Ancient Parish, Clayhidon Ancient Parish, and Hemyock Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1842
- Bishop’s Transcripts: None
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
The following description is extracted from the main article on Dunkeswell.
Dunkeswell Abbey is a separate benefice and a p. curacy. Value, £50. Patron, Mrs. E. P. Simcoe. Dunkeswell Abbey church is modern; consists of nave, chancel, and north aisle, with bell-turret; and also contains a very ancient font.
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: Honiton; Wellington (Somerset)
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Rural Deanery: Dunkeswell
Poor Law Union: Honiton