Hatherleigh, Devon Family History Guide

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

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Particular Baptist, Presbyterian, Protestant Dissenters, and Society of Friends/Quaker.

Parishes adjacent to Hatherleigh

  • Iddesleigh
  • Highampton
  • Northlew
  • Petrockstowe
  • Exbourne
  • Meeth
  • Inwardleigh
  • Black Torrington
  • Jacobstowe
  • Monkokehampton


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Aggett Thomas, Hatherleigh, Devonshire, linen draper. May 27, 1831.


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

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