Hittisleigh, Devon Family History Guide

Hittisleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Hittisleigh Mill.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1676
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HITTISLEIGH, a parish in Crediton district, Devon; near the river Yew, 4½ miles SW by S of Yeoford r. station, and 7¼ WSW of Crediton. Post town, CheritonBishop, under Exeter. Acres, 1,155. Real property, £897. Pop., 156. Houses, 33. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to B. Calmady, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. The church comprises nave and N aisle, with a tower: and is tolerable.

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 Hittisleigh, 1841-1891

Church Records

England, Devon, Hittisleigh, bishop’s transcripts, 1610-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hittisleigh (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Devon, Hittisleigh, parish registers, 1676-2001 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hittisleigh (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

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

Hittisleigh burials, 1813-1839 Author: Devon Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Hittisleigh (Devonshire)

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

Transcripts of parish registers and Bishop’s transcripts, 1676-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hittisleigh (Devonshire)

The deanery of Dunsford Author: Devon Family History Society

Parish register printouts of Hittisleigh, Devon, England ; marriages, 1678-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Hittisleigh, Devon, England, christenings, 1676-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Court records

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

Taxation

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

Land tax assessment of Hittisleigh, 1798

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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