Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Christow 1868

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

CHRISTOW

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]

"CHRISTOW, a parish in the hundred of Wonford, in the county of Devon, 4 miles N.W. of Chudleigh, and 8 from Exeter, its post town. It is situated on the river Teign, not far from the South Devon railway. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter, value £157, in the patronage of Viscount Exmouth. The church, dedicated to St. James, has a tomb of the great admiral, Lord Exmouth, who is buried here; also a Norman font and carved screen. The charities produce about £30 per annum. The silver and lead mines employ a large portion of the inhabitants."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003