"LANDKEY (HOLY TRINTY), a parish, in the union of BARNSTAPLE, hundred of SOUTH MOLTON, South Molton and N. divisions of DEVON, 2¼ miles (E. S. E.) from Barnstaple; containing 774 inhabitants This parish, which is situated on the road from Barnstaple to South Molton, comprises by computation 2400 acres: limestone of good quality is abundant, and there are two quarries of considerable extent. The living is a perpetual curacy, with that of Swimbridge annexed; net income, £179; patron and appropriator, Dean of Exeter. The church contains a handsome monument to one of the Acland family. At Herford, in the parish, was anciently a chapel. Here is a place of worship for Wesleyans; also a small school supported by charity. [From Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of England (1844)]
A parish in South Molton Hundred, under the Peculiar jurisdiction of the Bishop of Exeter.
Hambly, Marilyn. Lieutenant William Edward Hambly, Devon Family Historian, vol. 164, (2017) pp.14-15. [b. Landkey 1894, served in the 4th Devons in India and Mesopotamia during WW1, then with the Indian Army, but died in India of pneumonia aged 25, soon after marrying Marjorie Balfour.]
Underwood, Barry. The Shapland family.: Barry Underwood, Corona, CA, USA (1965) 93, p: portraits. [ISBN 0961479000]
Underwood, Barry. The ancestry of Christopher Shapland 1838-1928: native of Devonshire, England.Barry Underwood, Corona, CA, USA (1995) 30p. [Barnstaple Library - 929.2/SHA]
Elliot, John. Devon homes - Acland Barton, Landkey. Devon Life vol. 10 no. 90 (1973) pp.30-31; ill.
Index of heads of Households in Devonshire: Landkey A-L, P.O. Box 339, Blackburn, Victoria, Australia 3130, Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (2000). [As recorded in Land Tax records 1780-1831]
Index of heads of Households in Devonshire: Landkey M-Z, P.O. Box 339, Blackburn, Victoria, Australia 3130, Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (2000). [As recorded in Land Tax records 1780-1831]