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Newton Tracey

"NEWTON TRACEY, a small parish, 5 miles E.N.E. of Bideford, has only 125 souls, and 340 acres of land, belonging to the Trustees of the late T. Hogg, Esq., and a few smaller owners. The Church (St. Thomas-a-Becket) is a small Gothic structure, and the benefice is a rectory, valued in K.B. at £5. 8s. 11½d., and in 1831 at £69. The Lord Chancellor is the patron, and the Rev. John Dene, of Horwood, is the incumbent, and has 38A. 3R. 10P. of glebe. The tithes were commuted in 1848, for £50 per annum. " [From White's Devonshire Directory (1850)]

A parish in Fremington Hundred, the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and the Diocese of Exeter.

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Cemeteries

MIs for this parish are included in the NDA North Devon index - see under Cemeteries on the main Devon page.

Oliver, M. Notes on Newton Tracey and a Forgotten Quaker Burying Ground. Trans. Devon Assoc. 86 (1955) pp161-165.

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Census

Snetzler, M.F. North Devon Surname Index to the Census. Microfiche: M.F. Snetzler, Barcott, Buckland Brewer, Bideford, Devon EX39 5LN. [Covers 1841, 1861, 1871 and 1881 census records for this parish]

Churches

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Church Records

Parish Registers going back to 1562 are held in the Devon Record Office.

Transcripts of the Parish Registers going back to 1569 are held in a special collection in the Westcountry Studies Library.

The Devon FHS publishes indexes covering (as of June 2004): Marriages 1570-1837, Burials 1725-1837 - for details see their book list.

Nothing entered into the IGI (as of Jan 1993).

Youatt, G.J. Newton Tracey parish registers 1562-1837: baptisms, marriages, burials; with index of marriages and surnames. Typescript (1981) 43p. [Westcountry Studies Library - x929.3/NEW/NEW]
Deanery of Barnstaple - Baptisms 1813-1839, Marriages 1754-1837 and Burials 1813-1837 - CD-ROM, Exeter, Devon FHS (2005). [Index of Atherington: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1800-1837), Barnstaple: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Bishops Tawton: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Chittlehampton: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Filleigh: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Fremington: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), High Bickington: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Horwood: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1654-1837), Burials (1675-1837), Huntshaw: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Instow: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Landkey: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Newton Tracey: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1570-1837), Burials (1725-1837), Pilton: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Swimbridge: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Tawstock: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1837), Westleigh: Baptisms (1813-1839), Marriages (1754-1837), Burials (1813-1838)
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Description and Travel

Section on Newton Tracey  from Samuel Lewis: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831), provided by Mel Lockie.

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Directories

Transcription, by Jonathan Frayne of the Newton Tracey section of Kelly's Directory of Barnstaple and Neighbourhood (1941).

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Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Newton Tracey has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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History

Oliver, May. Notes on Newton Tracey and a forgotten Quaker burying ground. Trans. Devon Assoc. 86 (1954) pp. 161-165.
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