Sutton on Plym Devon Family History Guide

Sutton on Plym is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Devon, created in 1844 from Plymouth Charles Ecclesiastical Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Cattledown.

Alternative names: Plymouth St John the Evangelist

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1850
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Plymouth St Catherine
  • Plymouth Charles
  • Plymstock
  • Plymouth St Saviour
  • Plymouth Holy Trinity

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTTON-ON-PLYM, a chapelry in Charles-the-Martyr parish, Devon; within Plymouth borough. It was constituted in 1844; and its Post town is Plymouth. Rated property, £12,078. Pop., 6,237. Houses, 533. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is excellent.

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: Plymouth
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Plympton
Poor Law Union: Plymouth
Hundred: Plymouth Borough
Province: Canterbury