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Gleanings from a Parish Chest

Trans. Devon Assoc. vol. 16 (1884), pp. 662-669.

by

Rev. S.G. Harris

Prepared by Michael Steer

The author was Vicar of Highweek and makes a compelling case for the importance of the Parish Chest to historians. By 1427, parishioners in Highweek had built a chapel, but had to carry their dead about three miles to the parish church in Kingsteignton. They successfully petitioned Pope Martin V for their own graveyard, and the church and its churchyard were consecrated by Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter on 19 April 1428. Until 1864 it remained a chapel of ease to Kingsteignton. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the University of Michigan Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

 

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A  
Abednego, Shadrach Meshach 667
Avant, Mrs Judith 665
Avant, Phillip 665
Avant, Stephen BA 665
B  
Baker, Amy 665
Bearne, Robert 668
Bennett, Robert 667
Blackaler, Joan 664
Bond, Mrs Ann 665
Bourne, Jane 665
Bourne, John 665
Bourne, John jnr 665
Bourne, Sarah 665
Briant, Jane 664
Briant, John 664
C  
Carew, Sir Henry 664
Carew, Lady Katherine 664
Coyle, Christopher 665
Coyle, Judith 665
Cromwell, Oliver 662-3
Cromwell, Richard 663
D  
Defiance 667
Downing, William 667
Devon, Earl of 663
F  
Forbes, Mrs Mary of Bovytracy 663
Fownes, Madam Katherine 664
G  
Galle, Bartholomew 666
Galle, John 666
Gavaricke, John 666
Gavaricke, Samuel 666
Gavaricke, Thomas 666
Gray, Richard 665
H  
Hare, J C 667
Holdsworth, Elizabeth J N 667
L  
Lowe, Joan 663
M  
Maurice, Georgina 667
Maurice, Professor John Frederick Denison 667
Maynard, Christopher 666
Maynard, Elizabeth 664, 666
Maynard, Gideon gent 664, 666
Moore, Francis 663
N  
Naylor, Anna Maria Hare 667
Naylor, Georgina Frances Hare 667
Naylor, Gustavus Edward Cockburn Hare  
Northleigh, Henry 665
Northleigh, Mr Robert 665
P  
Parsons, Hugh 662
Parsons, Joan 663
Parsons, John 663
Pengelly, Mr 663
Putt, ___ 663
Putt, John 663
R  
Reynell, Daurkas 666
Reynell family 663
Reynell, John 666
Reynell, Thomas J Esq. 662-3
S  
Segar, Mr Gilbert 665
Segar, Gilbeart (jnr) 665
Segar, M. Jane 664
Segar, Jaune 665
Segar, John 665
Segar, William gent 665
Stephens, Elizabeth 665
Stephens, Mrs Elizabeth 665
Stephens, Judith 666
Stephens, Thomas 666
Stephens, Rev Mr Walter 665-6
W  
Whipham, Dr Thomas 667-8
Y  
Yard, Jean 665
Yard, Gilbert jnr 665
Yard, Gilbertus Gilberti, armig. 665
Yard, Walter gent 665
Yarde, Elizabeth 665
Yarde, Mrs Elizabeth 664-5
Yarde, Gilbert Esq, armig. 664-6
Yarde, Henricus 665-6
Yarde, Jacobus 665
Yarde, James Esq 665-6
Yarde, Jane 665
Yarde, Jaune 665
Yarde, Joan 664
Yarde, Mrs ___ 665
Yarde, Robert gent 665
Yarde, Thomas 666
Yarde, Walter Esq 664-6
Yarde, William 665