Hemyock, Devon Family History Guide

Hemyock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Culm Davy.

Alternative names: Hemmick

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1635

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Hemyock

  • Clayhidon
  • Uffculme
  • Dunkeswell Abbey
  • Culmstock
  • Wellington

Historical Descriptions


Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Hemiock, 7 miles N. Honiton. P. 1222

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Culm Davey

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Culm-Davey, a hamlet, in the parish and hundred of Hemyock, union of Wellington, Cullompton and N. divisions of Devon. Here is a chapel of ease to the rectory at Hemyock.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: Wellington (Somerset)
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Dunkeswell
  • Poor Law Union: Wellington
  • Hundred: Hemyock
  • Province: Canterbury

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