Honiton, Devon Family History

Honiton is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Devon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1562

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, Presbyterian, Society of Friends/Quaker, Unitarian, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Honiton

  • Combe Raleigh
  • Sidbury
  • Luppitt
  • Gittisham
  • Farway
  • Awliscombe
  • Buckerell
  • Monkton
  • Offwell

Historical Descriptions

London Gazette

William Lee - Honiton Devon - London Gazette 1850

Declaration of Dividend under a Fiat, dated 8th day of March 1848, against William Lee, of Honiton, in the county of Devon, Builder. NOTICE is hereby given, that a First Dividend, at the rate of 2s. 3d. in the pound, is now payable, and that warrants for the same may be received by those legally entitled, at my office, Queen-street, Exeter, on any Tuesday after the 23rd day of April instant, between the hours of eleven and three o’clock. No warrants can be delivered unless the securities exhibited at the proof of the debt be produced, without the special direction of a Commissioner. Executors and administrators of de ceased creditors will be required to produce the probate of will or letters of administration.-April 13, 1850. HENRY LAKE HIRTZEL, Official Assignee.


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