Woodland Devon Family History Guide

Woodland is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Devon, created in 1754 from chapelry in Ipplepen Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Torbryan
  • Ashburton
  • Staverton
  • Broadhempston

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOODLAND, a chapelry in Ipplepen parish, Devon; 5 miles WSW of Newton-Abbot r. station. Post town, Ashburton, under Newton-Abbot. Acres, 1,606. Real property, £1,795; of which £25 are in quarries. Pop., 169. Houses, 50. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £56. Patrons, the Inhabitants. The church is good.

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


County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Newton Abbot
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Ipplepen
Poor Law Union: Newton Abbot
Hundred: Haytor
Province: Canterbury