East Putford Devon Family History Guide

East Putford is a chapelry of Buckland Brewer Ancient Parish in Devon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1799
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1678

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Buckland Brewer
  • Woolfardisworthy West
  • Bulkworthy
  • Parkham
  • West Putford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PUTFORD (East), a parish in Bideford district, Devon: on the river Torridge, 9 miles SW of Bideford r. station. Post-town, Torrington, North Devon. Acres, 2,380. Real property, £1,034. Pop., 190. Houses, 34. The property is divided chiefly among three. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Buckland-Brewer, in the diocese of Exeter. The church is old but good.

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: Bideford
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Hartland, Holsworthy
Poor Law Union: Bideford
Hundred: Shebbear
Province: Canterbury