Goodleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Other places in the parish include: Brithambottom and Northleigh.
Parish church: St. Gregory
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1538
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1596
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
GOODLEIGH, a parish in Barnstaple district, Devon; on the river Yeo, 2¾ miles ENE of Barnstaple town and r. station. It includes the hamlet of Northleigh; and its post town is Barnstaple. Acres, 1,167. Real property, £1,590. Pop., 294. Houses, 63. The property is much divided. The land is very fertile, and has long been noted for the production of cherries. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £300. Patron, the Rev. John Harding. The church is ancient; has a square pinnacled tower; and is in tolerable condition. There is an Independent chapel.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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