Halberton, Devon Family History Guide

Halberton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names: Halberton with Ash Thomas

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1605
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HALBERTON, a township, a parish, and a hundred, n Devon. The township lies on the Western canal, near he Bristol and Exeter railway, 2 miles SW of Tiverton Junction r. station, and 3 E of Tiverton; and has a post office under Tiverton. The parish comprises 5,755 acres; and is in Tiverton district. Real property, £12,383; of which £750 are in the canal. Pop. in 1851, 1,745; in 1861, 1,663. Houses, 350. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Earl Powlett. Building stone is quarried. The living is a vicarage in he diocese of Exeter. Value, £670. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church is of the 14th century; was restored in 1848; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with western pinnacled tower; had formerly a chantry; and has still a massive carved screen, an ancient carved oak pulpit, and an interesting font. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Bible Christians, national schools, and charities £45. The hundred contains also two other parishes, and parts of two more. Acres, 8,744. Pop., 2,765. Houses, 605.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Halberton, 1841-1891

Church Records

England, Devon, Halberton, bishop’s transcripts, 1612-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Halberton (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Devon, Halberton, parish registers, 1605-1916 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Halberton (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

Halberton baptisms : 1813-1840 Author: Devon Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Halberton (Devonshire)

Halberton marriage registers, 1813-1837 Author: Devon Family History Society

The register of baptisms, marriages & burials of the parish of Halberton, Devon, 1605-1837 Author: Fursdon, C. A. T.

Transcripts of parish registers and churchwardens’ accounts, 1575-1837 Author: Fursdon, C. A. T.; Church of England. Parish Church of Halberton (Devonshire)

Parish register printout of Halberton, Devonshire, England

Court Records

Land tax assessment for Halberton, 1780-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessment for Halberton, 1780-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire)

Land tax assessment of Halberton, 1798

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: Tiverton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Tiverton
  • Poor Law Union: Tiverton
  • Hundred: Halberton
  • Province: Canterbury