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A history of Modbury in the County of Devon.

Modbury Local History Society.

A history of Modbury in the County of Devon.

by Modbury Local History Society.

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Published by Modbury Local History Society in Ivybridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Modbury (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Modbury (England) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.M7383 M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], 33 p.
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5332895M
      ISBN 100950226203
      LC Control Number72186088
      OCLC/WorldCa415871

      The Barracks is a Grade II listed building in Modbury, Devon, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. In the civil parish of Modbury. In the historic county of Devonshire. Modern Authority of Devon. county of Devon. Medieval County of Devon. OS Map Grid Reference: SX Latitude ° Longitude ° Modbury Castle has been described as a certain Fortified Manor House. There are no visible remains.

      From W. White's History, Gazetteer & Directory of Devon, "History of Devonshire" Manufactures "Devon has long been celebrated for its woollen and lace manufactures; one or the other of which was formerly to be found in most parts of the county, but both have greatly declined here during the present century, owing to the amazing extension of machinery and the factory system, in the Midland. Parish History [edit | edit source]. MODBURY (St. George), a market-town and parish, in the union of Kingsbridge, hundred of Ermington, Ermington and Plympton, and S. divisions of Devon, 36 miles (S. W. by S.) from town is situated at the junction of .

      Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Devonshire parish registers.   Places to see in (Modbury - UK) Modbury is a market town and civil parish in the South Hams district of the English county of Devon. It is situated on the A road, which links it .


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The history and heritage of Modbury, Devon UK. Features parish records, documents and historical photos from the last century. Useful for genealogy and researching your family tree. Modbury is small town in the South Hams, Devon. Buy A history of Modbury in the County of Devon by Modbury Local History Society (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Devon FHS publishes indexes covering (as of June ): Marriages - for details see their book list. Transcripts of Modbury Baptisms,A History of Modbury in the County of Devon, Modbury Local History Society ().

[SoG Library]. Modbury, Devon Photos, Maps, Books and Memories of Modbury Everything Old Photos Old Maps Books Memories Nearby Places; Browse 24 photo books on Modbury and the surrounding area.

See All Books Memories of Modbury Read and share your memories of Modbury itself or of a particular photo of Modbury. From arts and crafts to fine dining on quality local produce, Modbury is a picturesque and lively South Devon holiday destination that takes the idea of preserving its unique environment seriously.

History of Modbury. Recorded in the Doomsday book Modbury, meaning ‘meeting place’ in Old English, is a Saxon settlement.

Featured in the Doomsday Book. Modbury, is a small town (pop. approx ) dating from the 8th century located in a region known as the South Hams in Devon, England, surrounded with rolling hills, wooded glades and winding country lanes. Modbury Local History Society(includes an independent transcription of parish baptisms ) Name index to Historic collections relating to the monasteries of Devon* () Name index to A history of Modbury in the County of Devon() Index to Modbury: Our inheritance().

Devon Historical records including Modbury can be found at Friends of Devon's Archives. Historic photos of Modbury can be seen HERE. A rather Tongue-in-Cheek description and history of Modbury can be found at Exeter Inn. The Exeter Inn is the oldest surviving inn in Modbury, built in 14th Century and was popular meeting place for Royalists during the 17th century.

A stream. Modbury, Devon. Historical Description. Modbury, a small town and a parish in Devonshire. The town stands on steep declivities, descending to the bottom of a valley, 1½ mile E of the river Erme, 4¼ miles SSE of Ivy Bridge station on the Gr.W.R., and HJ'E by.

The parish registers for St George’s Church are all held at Devon County Records Office, however the Modbury History Society holds written transcriptions of all baptism, marriage and burial records.

Modbury Baptism Records. The baptism records have been transcribed and you can search for your ancestors in the Modbury baptism records here. A History of Modbury in the County of Devon Ivybridge, Modbury Local History Society,[1], 33 pp.

illus., map, plan. 22 cm. ISBN: Modbury is a place like no other. Situated in the rolling hills of the South Hams in Devon, UK, and surrounded by designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is unique in combining the independent shops and services of a small town with the heart and spirit of a village.

The history and heritage of Modbury, Devon UK. Features historical photos from the last century. Features historical photos from the last century. Useful for genealogy and researching your family tree.

Village, Town or County: Browse Entries: Home: Help Modbury Devon MODBURY has lost much, including its ancient priory and much of its great house, but it has still its 13th century church, with the tombs of its crusaders. In them lie members of the Champemowne and Prideaux fa. By Rev.

Hooppell, F.S.G. (Read at Exmouth, 21st July, ) When the enraptured traveller through our glorious Devon approaches the old-world town of Modbury from its northern side—journeying, maybe, from Dartmouth and through the characteristically Devonshire village of Brownston – he arrives at the top of one of Modbury’s three steep streets; and, before descending.

Modbury is a market town and civil parish in the South Hams district of the English county of Devon. It is situated on the A road, which links it to Plymouth and Kingsbridge. The current parish population is approximately 1,District: South Hams.

- Do you have ancestors from Modbury in Devon. We can help you find them: See more ideas about Modbury, Devon, The beautiful south pins. The name Modbury is a corruption of the Anglo-Saxon name, Moot burgh from 'Moot' meaning either 'Mud' or 'Meeting' and 'Bury' meaning 'Fortified Enclosure'.

History. Modbury is recorded in the Domesday Book. The population of the town was greatly reduced as a consequence of the Black Death. The archive is based in the grounds of Shilstone House near Modbury in South Devon and is dedicated to the study of Devon’s building and landscapes.

A growing reference library of historic documents, maps, images, books, journals, and periodicals as well as a special collection of artefacts, and unpublished material makes the DRA an.

Modbury is a large village, ecclesiastical parish, civil parish and former manor situated in the South Hams district of the county of Devon in England. Today due to its large size it is generally referred to as a "town" although the parish council has not elected to give itself the status of a town as it could do under s(6) of the Local Government Actso it does not have a town.A history of Modbury in the County of Devon; Chudleigh outline plan / [Devon County Planning Department] Ivybridge outline plan review / Devon County Council [Planning Department] Bideford town centre plan / [Devon County Council, Planning Department] The workes of Mr Sam.

Hieron late pastor of Modbury in Devon. The second volume. [electronic.A junior branch of the Champernowne family continued at Dartington, Devon, untilbeing descended from Sir Arthur Champernowne (d) (2nd son of Sir Philip Champernowne (d) of Modbury), who in purchased the manor of Dartington.