East Anstey Devon Family History Guide

East Anstey is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names: Anstey Cruwys

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1596
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Molland
  • West Anstey
  • Oakford
  • Hawkridge
  • Knowstone
  • Dulverton
  • Brushford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ANSTEY (East), a parish in South Molton district, Devon; on the river Yeo, 4½ miles WSW of Dulverton, and 12 NNW of Tiverton r. station. Post Town, Dulverton under Tiverton. Acres, 3,245. Real property, £1,819. Pop., 227. Houses, 32. The surface is hilly; and the property is not much divided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £180. Patron, T. S. Jessopp, Esq. The church is tolerable.

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: South Molton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: South Molton
Poor Law Union: South Molton
Hundred: South Molton
Province: Canterbury