Willand Devon Family History Guide

Willand is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1670
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Halberton
  • Uffculme
  • Cullompton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WILLAND, a parish in Tiverton district, Devon; on the river Culm, near Tiverton-Junction r. station, and 2½ miles NNE of Cullompton. Post town, Cullompton. Acres, 989. Real property, £1,793. Pop., 382. Houses, 82. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £110. Patron, J. Salter, Esq. The church is ancient. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £10.

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

Administration

County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Tiverton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Tiverton
Poor Law Union: Tiverton
Hundred: Halberton
Province: Canterbury