Haccombe, Devon Family History Guide

Haccombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Milber.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1687
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HACCOMBE, a parish in Newton Abbot district, Devon; near the river Teign and the South Devon railway, 3 miles E by S of Newton Abbot. Post town, Newton-Abbot. Acres, 363. Pop., 42. Houses, 6. The manor belonged anciently to the Haccombs; passed to the Archdeacons and the Courtenays; and has belonged, since the 13th century, to the Carews. Haccombe House, now the seat of Sir W. P. Carew, Bart., is a modern edifice, on the site of a very ancient hall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £253. Patron, Sir W. P. Carew, Bart. The church is ancient, partly decorated English; was formerly collegiate, for an archpriest and five priests; contains interesting monuments of the Haccombs and the Carews; and has, on its door, two horse shoes, commemorative of a wild swimming feat of a Carew.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Haccombe, 1841-1891

Church Records

England, Devon, Haccombe, parish registers, 1687-1999 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Haccombe; Devon Record Office (Exeter)

Haccombe baptisms, 1821-1842 Author: Devon Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Haccombe

Haccombe burial register : 1829-1839 Author: Devon Family History Society

Haccombe marriages : 1754-1812 Author: Devon Family History Society


Vision of Britain historical maps


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