Thurlestone, Devon Family History Guide

Thurlestone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Avonmouth, Buckland, and Bantham.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Thurlestone

  • Bigbury
  • Churchstow
  • South Milton
  • Aveton Gifford

Historical Descriptions


Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Thurlestone, 4 m. W. Kingsbridge. P. 437

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Avonmouth, a hamlet in Thurlston parish, Devon; on the river Avon, 4 ½ miles of Kingsbridge.

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


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: Kingsbridge
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Woodleigh
  • Poor Law Union: Kingsbridge
  • Hundred: Stanborough
  • Province: Canterbury