Rackenford, Devon Family History¶
Rackenford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Alternative names: Rochenford
Parish church: All Saints
Parish registers begin: 1561
Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Rackenford¶
- Rose Ash
Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833¶
Rackenford, co. Devon.
P. T. Tiverton (162) 8m. NW b W. Pop. 395. Fair. for cattle, Sept. 19.
A parish in the hundred of Witheridge; living, a rectory in the archdeaconry of Barnstaple and diocese of Exeter; valued in K. B. 19*l*. 17s. 3½d.; chnrch ded. to All Saints; patron (1829) Thos. Comins, Esq. Here is a small endowment for the education of poor children.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. III; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.
- County: Devon
- Civil Registration District: South Molton
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: South Molton
- Poor Law Union: South Molton
- Hundred: Witheridge
- Province: Canterbury