Ashprington, Devon Family History Guide
Ashprington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Other places in the parish include: Painsford.
Parish church: St. David
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1607
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Stoke Gabriel
- Berry Pomeroy
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ASHPRINGTON, a parish in Totnes district, Devon; at the influx of the Hareborne river to the Dart, 2¾ miles SSE of Totnes r. station. Post Town, Totnes. Acres, 2,790. Real property, with Cornworthy, £7,768. Pop., 537. Houses, 121. The property is not much divided. Sharpham House, the seat of the Durant family, is an elegant edifice, and commands an extensive view along the Dart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £537. Patron, the Rev. G. T. Carwithen. The church is a neat old edifice, of nave, chancel, and aisles, with square tower. A dilapidated old chapel stands at Painsford.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Reasrch Guide: Historical Research Using British Newspapers by Denise Bates
Civil Registration District: Totnes
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Rural Deanery: Totnes
Poor Law Union: Totnes