Stokenham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon. Chivelstone and Sherford are chapelries of Stokenham.
Other places in the parish include: Beesands, Beeson, Chillington, Torcross, Halsands, Kellaton, Killington, and Hallsands.
Parish registers begin: 1570
Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational, Plymouth Brethren, Presbyterian, and Protestant Dissenters.
Stokenham, 6 m. S.W. Dartmouth. P. 1619
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
Chillington, a hamlet in Stokenham parish, Devon; 4¼ miles E of Kingsbridge. It has a post-office under Kingsbridge, and a Bible Christian chapel. Pop., 325.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].