Rewe, Devon Family History Guide

Rewe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Up Exe.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1675

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Rewe

  • Silverton
  • Nether Exe
  • Huxham
  • Poltimore
  • Thorverton
  • Bickleigh
  • Broad Clyst
  • Stoke Canon

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

REWE, a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon; on the river Culm and the Bristol and Exeter railway, 1½ mile N E of Stoke-Canon r. station, and 4½ N N E of Exeter. It includes the tything of Up-Exe, and has a post-office under Exeter. Acres, 1,346. Real property, £1,498. Pop., 260. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £394. Patron, alternately the Earl of Ilchester and the Trustees of the Earl of Egremont. The church is of the 13th century. Charities, £4.

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

Up Exe

Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Exe (Up), a tything in Rewe parish, Devon; 6 1/2 miles NNE of Exeter. Real property, £1,225. Pop., 97.

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


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: St Thomas
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Plymtree
  • Poor Law Union: St Thomas
  • Hundred: Hayridge; Wonford
  • Province: Canterbury