Halwill, Devon Family History Guide

Halwill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names: Halwell, Halwell (near Holsworthy)

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1695
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HALWELL, a parish in Holsworthy district, Devon; 6 miles SE by E of Holsworthy, and 10 NNE of Lifton r. station. Post town, Holsworthy, North Devon. Acres, 3,426. Real property, £1,153. Pop., 257. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. The surface is very hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £210. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old and plain, with a tower; and recently was dilapidated. There is a Baptist chapel.

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 Halwell, 1841-1891

Church Records

England, Devon, Halwell (near Holsworthy), bishop’s transcripts, 1602-1845 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Halwell (near Holsworthy, Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Devon, Halwell (near Holsworthy), parish registers, 1584-2003 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Halwell (near Holsworthy, Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Devon, Halwill, bishop’s transcripts Author: Devon Record Office (Exeter)

Halwill : baptisms 1813-1839 Author: Devon Family History Society

Halwill : burials 1813-1843 Author: Devon Family History Society

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

Parish register transcripts, 1695-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Halwell (near Holsworthy, Devonshire)

Parish register printouts of Halwell, Devon, England ; christenings, 1695-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Halwell, Devon, England ; marriages, 1695-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Court records

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

Taxation

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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