Sutcombe Devon Family History Guide

Sutcombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Sutcombe Mill and Upcott.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Pancrasweek
  • Kilkhampton
  • Milton Damerel
  • Bradworthy
  • West Putford
  • Holsworthy
  • Abbots Bickington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTCOMBE, a parish, with a village, in Holsworthy district, Devon; 5 miles N by E of Holsworthy r. station. Post town, Holsworthy, North Devon. Acres, 3,593. Real property, £2,429. Pop., 441. Houses, 89. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £300. Patron, W. B. Coham, Esq. The church is early English, with a Norman doorway. There are alms houses with £38 a year.

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: Holsworthy
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Holsworthy
Poor Law Union: Holsworthy
Hundred: Black Torrington
Province: Canterbury