Washford Pyne Devon Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1586
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Puddington
  • Woolfardisworthy East
  • Thelbridge

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WASHFORD-PYNE, a parish, with two hamlets, in Crediton district, Devon; 7 miles NE of Morchard-Road r. station, and 8 N by W of Crediton. Post town, Morchard-Bishop, North Devon. Acres, 1,140. Real property, £950. Pop., 182. Houses, 37. The manor belongs to C. Tucker, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £160. Patron,C. Tucker, Esq. The church is early English. There is a parochial school.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (FamilySearch) - free

England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887 (FamilySearch) - free

England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912 (FamilySearch) - free

Devon Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast)

Devon Banns (FindMyPast)

England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Crediton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: South Molton
Poor Law Union: Crediton
Hundred: Witheridge
Province: Canterbury