Uplyme Devon Family History Guide
Uplyme is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1684
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1613
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Wesleyan Methodist
- Lyme Regis
- Monkton Wyld
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
UPLYME, a parish, with a village, in Axminster district, Devon; 4 miles SSE of Axminster r. station. It has a post-office under Lyme. Acres, 3,199; of which 50 are water. Real property, £5,785; of which £295 are in quarries. Pop., 989. Houses, 221. The manor belonged to Glastonbury abbey; passed to the Drakes; and, with Rhode-Hill mansion, belongs now to R. Talbot, Esq. A Roman bath, a tesselated pavement, and other Roman relics have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £461. Patron, the Rev.W. Ethelston. The church was restored in 1852. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels and a national school.
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: Axminster
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
Rural Deanery: Honiton
Poor Law Union: Axminster