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Devon Genealogy

 
Description

"A county of England, reaching from the Bristol to the English Channel, and bounded by Cornwall, and Somersetshire, and Dorsetshire. It is 69 miles in length, and 60 in breadth, and is divided into 31 hundreds."
from Barclay's Complete and Universal English Dictionary, 1842


Genuki - Devon
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Cornwall, Dorset Somerset
Devon GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
Devon Record Offices Devon Libraries
Devon Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Devon
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
73,900 records including baptisms/christenings, burials,
marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
Surname Lists
provides surnames being researched and email address of researcher
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Devon genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries
Interment.net - Devon

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Devon
Devon war memorials and rolls of honour
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Scotland) records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
 
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