Kingskerswell, Devon Family History

Kingskerswell is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Devon, created in 1829 from chapelry in St Marychurch Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: South Whilborough and North Whilborough.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1752

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Kingskerswell

  • Abbotskerswell
  • Cockington
  • Coffinswell
  • Ipplepen
  • Marldon
  • St Marychurch

Historical Descriptions


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: Newton Abbot
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiars of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Post-1847 - Ipplepen, Pre-1848 - None
  • Poor Law Union: Newton Abbot
  • Hundred: Haytor
  • Province: Canterbury