Dunterton, Devon Family History Guide

Dunterton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Eastacott.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1580

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Dunterton

  • Bradstone
  • Lezant
  • Milton Abbot
  • Stoke Climsland

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Dunterton, a parish in the hund. of Lifton. union of Tavistock, county of Devon; 5 miles south east by south of of Launceston, on the eastern bank of the river Tamer. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Totness and dio. of Exeter; rated at £8 7s 1d; no return. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. N. T. Royse. Here is a daily school. Acres 1,170. Houses 31. A.P. £1,538. Pop., in 1801, 129; in 1831, 207. Poor rates, in 1837, £64.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.


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