Stoodleigh Devon Family History Guide

Stoodleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names: Stoodley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1597
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1668

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Oakford
  • Rackenford
  • Tiverton
  • Bampton
  • Loxbeare
  • Washfield
  • Templeton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOODLEIGH, a parish, with a village, in Tiverton district, Devon; 5 miles NNW of Tiverton r. station. It has a post-office under Tiverton. Acres, 4,336. Real property, £3,668. Pop., 499. Houses, 89. The manor, with S. Court, belongs to T. Daniel, Esq. S. Beacon was erected on Warbrightleigh hill by Edward II., and has left some remains. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £341. Patron, T. Daniel, Esq. The church is ancient but good. There is a national school.

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

Parish Records

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Birth Marriage and Death Records

England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887

England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912

England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912


County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Tiverton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: South Molton
Poor Law Union: Tiverton
Hundred: Witheridge
Province: Canterbury