[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]
"GERMANSWEEK, (or Week St. Germans), a parish in the hundred of Lifton, county Devon, 8 miles S.E. of Holsworthy, and 10 W. of Okehampton, its post town. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The living is a curacy annexed to that of Broadwoodwigger, in the diocese of Exeter. The church is a small ancient edifice. The Baptists have a chapel in the parish.