Withycombe Raleigh with Exmouth All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Devon, created in 1850 from chapelry in East Budleigh Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Exmouth All Saints and Hulham.
Alternative names: Exmouth St John in the Wilderness, Withycombe Raleigh, Withycombe Rawleigh
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1562
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608
Nonconformists include: Christians, Independent/Congregational, Plymouth Brethren, Protestant Dissenters, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Colaton Raleigh
- Littleham cum Exmouth
- East Budleigh
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WITHYCOMBE-RAWLEIGH, a village and a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon. The village stands 1¼ mile NE of Exmouth r. station, and has a post-office under Exmouth, Devon. The parish includes Hulham hamlet and part of Exmouth town. Acres, 2,617; of which 635 are water. Real property, £8,833; of which £87 are in gasworks. Pop in 1851, 1,811; in 1861, 2,145, of whom 1,567 were in Exmouth. Houses, 357. The property is much subdivided. There are many fine residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £210. Patron, the Hon. M. Rolle. The church was rebuilt in 1748; and a new church, in the decorated English style and cruciform, was built in 1864, at a cost of £6,000. There are national schools, and charities £13.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: St Thomas
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Rural Deanery: Aylesbeare
Poor Law Union: St Thomas
Hundred: East Budleigh