Ottery St Mary

Ottery St. Mary, Devon Family History

Ottery St Mary is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Wiggaton, Alfington, Alphington, Cadhay, Fluxton, Fairmile, Gosford, Rill, and West Hill.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1601

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Ottery St. Mary

  • Tipton
  • Feniton
  • Sidbury
  • Escot
  • Rockbeare
  • Whimple
  • Gittisham
  • Woodbury with Exton

Historical Descriptions


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Fairmile, a hamlet in Ottery-St. Mary and Tallaton parishes, Devon; 1¾ mile NE by N of Ottery-St. Mary. It has a country hotel, and commands a fine distant view of Dartmoor.

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


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