Ugborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Places in Ugborough parish: Cheston
Parish registers begin: 1538
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Presbyterian.
Parishes adjacent to Ugborough
Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Ugborough, 3 miles W. Modbury. P. 1523
Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
UGBOROUGH, a parish, in the union of Totnes, hundred of Ermington, Ermington and Plympton, and S. divisions of Devon, 8 miles (W. S. W.) from Totnes; containing 523 inhabitants. The parish is on the road from Plymouth to Exeter, and comprises 8659 acres, of which 2631 are common or waste. A lead-mine is worked at Filham, and there are some quarries of slate and limestone. Fairs are held in May and November. The living is a discharged vicarage, endowed with a portion of the rectorial tithes, and valued in the king's books at £20; net income, £260; patrons, the Grocers' Company; impropriator of the remainder of the rectorial tithes, Lady Carew. There are 3 acres of glebe. The church is a handsome structure, standing upon a bold eminence, and forming a striking feature in the scenery; it is in the early English style, and contains a Norman font, and some curious remains of ancient screenwork. At Ivybridge, a village partly in the parish, is a district church; and at Earlscombe was formerly a chapel. There is a place of worship for Baptists. Sir John Kempthorn, a distinguished admiral, was born at Widescomb here, in 1620.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870
Cheston, a hamlet in Ugborough parish, Devon.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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- County: Devon
- Civil Registration District: Totnes
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Plympton
- Poor Law Union: Totnes
- Hundred: Ermington
- Province: Canterbury