Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Georgeham 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 are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

GEORGEHAM

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

"GEORGEHAM, a parish in the hundred of Braunton, county Devon, 8 miles N.W. of Barnstaple, its post town, and 8 S.W. of Ilfracombe. It is situated on the western coast, its shore being washed by the Bristol Channel. The scenery in this neighbourhood is diversified and of great beauty; Croyde Bay is much resorted to for sea-bathing. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £534. The church is an ancient stone edifice, dedicated to St. George, and has monuments of the Chichesters and other families. The charities are of small amount. The Baptists and Primitive Methodists have each a chapel, and there is a parochial school, partly maintained by endowment. Earl Fortescue is lord of the manor."

"CROYDE BAY, in the parish of Georgeham, and county of Devon, 7 miles N.W. of Barnstaple. It is situated on the S. coast, near Baggy Point."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003