Woolfardisworthy East Devon Family History Guide

Woolfardisworthy East is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Alternative names: East Woolfardisworthy, Woolfardisworthy, Woolfardisworthy near Crediton, Woolsery

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1643
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Washford Pyne
  • Puddington
  • Lapford
  • Morchard Bishop
  • East Worlington
  • Kennerleigh
  • Thelbridge
  • Poughill
  • West Worlington
  • Witheridge

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOOLFARDISWORTHY, or Woolsery, a parish in Crediton district, Devon; 6 miles N by W of Crediton r. station. Post town, Crediton. Acres, 1,815. Real property, £1,638. Pop., 175. Houses, 36. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £335. Patron, Capt. Benn. The church was rebuilt in 1845. There is a national school.

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: 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