Milton Abbot, Devon Family History Guide

Milton Abbot is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Lea, Edgcumbe, Quither, Foghanger, and Chillaton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1653

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Milton Abbot

  • Bradstone
  • Marystowe
  • Kelly
  • Dunterton
  • Brent Tor
  • Coryton
  • Stoke Climsland
  • Sydenham Damerel
  • Lamerton

Historical Descriptions

Milton Abbot

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Milton-Abbot, 5m. N.W. Tavistock. P. 1256

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

Chillaton

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Chillaton, a hamlet in Milton-Abbot parish, Devon.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Foghanger

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Foghanger, a hamlet in Milton-Abbot parish, Devon.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

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