Holbeton, Devon Family History Guide

Holbeton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Creacombe and Battisborough Cross.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1619
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include: Calvinist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HOLBETON, a village and a parish in Plympton-St. Mary district, Devon. The village stands on an eminence, W of the Erme estuary, 3¼ miles SW of Modbury, and 4 SSW of Ivy-Bridge r. station; is a large straggling place; and has a post office under Ivy-Bridge. The parish includes also the hamlets of Creacombe, Ford, Membland, and Mothecombe. Acres, 4,748; of which 125 are water. Real property, £6,498. Pop. in 1851, 1,029; in 1861, 965. Houses, 219. The property is much subdivided. The manor, with Fleet-House, belonged formerly to the Heles, and belongs now to the Bulteels. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £300. Patron, the Crown. The church is old, cruciform, and very good; and consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and national schools.

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 Holbeton, 1841-1891

Church Records

City of Plymouth marriage index : index of brides and grooms taken from the post 1837 Plymouth Church of England marriage registers held in the Plymouth & West Devon Record Office in partnership with the Devon Family History Society Author: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office; Devon Family History Society

England, Devon, Holbeton, bishop’s transcripts, 1609-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Holbeton (Devonshire); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Devon, Holbeton, church records, 1705-1882 Author: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

England, Devon, Plymouth, Holbeton, parish registers, 1619-1930 Author: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Holbeton baptisms 1813-1839 Author: Devon Family History Society

Holbeton burial registers, 1813-1837 Author: Devon Family History Society

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

Parish register transcripts, 1620-1698 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Holbeton (Devonshire)

Transcripts of parish registers and Bishop’s transcripts, 1620-1850 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Holbeton (Devonshire)

Computer printout of Holbeton, Devon, England, marriages, 1620-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

The Deanery of Plympton Author: Devon Family History Society

Parish register printouts of Holberton, Devon, England, christenings, 1620-1850 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Court records

Land tax assessment for Holbeton, 1781-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire)

Directories

Your Devon? : Holbeton

History

Fire at Holbeton Author: Pawsey, Marida

Your Devon? : Holbeton

Land and property

England, Devon, Hartford, land tax assessments, 1886-1946 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire); Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

England, Devon, Holbeton, inland revenue valuation book, 1910 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire); Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

England, Devon, Holbeton, land tax assessments, 1886-1946 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire); Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Taxation

England, Devon, Hartford, land tax assessments, 1886-1946 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire); Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

England, Devon, Holbeton, inland revenue valuation book, 1910 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire); Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

England, Devon, Holbeton, land tax assessments, 1886-1946 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire); Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Land tax assessment for Holbeton, 1781-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Devonshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: Plympton St Mary
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Plympton
  • Poor Law Union: Plympton St Mary
  • Hundred: Ermington
  • Province: Canterbury