Highweek is a chapelry of Kingsteignton Ancient Parish in Devon.
Other places in the parish include: Newton Abbot All Saints, Newton Bushnell, and Newton Abbot.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HIGHWEEK, a parish in Newton-Abbot district, Devon; on Icknield street, the river Teign, and the Moreton-Hampstead railway, near the South Devon railway, 1 mile NW of Newton-Bushel. Post town, Newton-Abbot. Acres, 2,422. Real property, £7,324; of which £71 are in fisheries, and £210 in gas works. Pop., in 1851, 1,398; in 1861, 1,571. Houses, 345. The property is subdivided. A triple-ditched camp is at Milberdown. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £330. Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church is good; and there are charities £51.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
England, Devon, Highweek, St. Mary-Abbotsbury, parish registers, 1905-1916 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Highweek (Devonshire); Church of England. Parish Church of Abbotsbury (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)
- County: Devon
- Civil Registration District: Newton Abbot
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Moreton
- Poor Law Union: Newton Abbot
- Hundred: Teignbridge
- Province: Canterbury