Sydenham Damerel Devon Family History Guide

Sydenham Damerel is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names: South Sydenham

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Milton Abbot
  • Stoke Climsland
  • Lamerton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SYDENHAM-DAMEREL, or South Sydenham, a parish, with a village, in Tavistock district, Devon; on the river Tamar, 4¼ miles WNW of Tavistock r. station. It has a post-office under Tavistock. Acres, 1,413. Real property, £1,800. Pop. in 1851, 466; in 1861, 603. Houses, 111. The manor belonged to the Damerells, and passed to the Carpenters. S. house is the seat of J. H. Tremayne, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £207. Patron, J.Garnier, Esq. The church is ancient. There are a Bible Christian chapel, and charities £70.

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