Okehampton is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Devon.
Other places in the parish include: Brightley, Cheesacott, Kigbear, Lower Fartherford, Lower Fatherford, Maddaford, Meldon, and Southacott.
Parish registers begin: 1634
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Okehampton
- Sampford Courtenay
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Oakhampton, 195 m. S.W. London, and 22 miles W. Exeter. Mrkt. Sat. P. 2194
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870
Cheesacott, a hamlet in Okehampton parish, Devon; near Okehampton.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- 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; Lifton
- Province: Canterbury