East Budleigh, Devon Family History Guide

East Budleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon. Budleigh Salterton is a chapelry of East Budleigh.

Other places in the parish include: Great Knowle, Little Knowle, and Knowle.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1555

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to East Budleigh

  • Withycombe Raleigh with Exmouth All Saints
  • Bicton
  • Otterton
  • Lympstone
  • Littleham cum Exmouth
  • Budleigh Salterton

Historical Descriptions

Universal British Directory 1791

Budley is situated near the mouth of the river Otter.  It is a very small place, but has a weekly market, which is holden on Monday.

Tidwell is in Budley parish.  Here is a pond, or pool, fed by springs, that are continually bubbling up, and so warm, that, when all the neighbouring springs are frozen, these are not.

Source: Universal British Directory 1791


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: St Thomas
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Aylesbeare
  • Poor Law Union: St Thomas
  • Hundred: East Budleigh
  • Province: Canterbury