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Devon: A New Survey of England

by W.G. Hoskins

First Published in 1954 - this edition 1972 by

David & Charles Publishers Ltd, Newton Abbot, Devon

ISBN 0 7153 5577 5

Index prepared by Brian Bigmore

Index Format: Name, assume Devon general unless specified, Date, Event, Page Numbers

Abbe Ralph de, South Milton, c1238, land owner, p 78
Abbott John White, Exeter, 1763-1851, surgeon and artist, p 286, 290
Accutt brothers, Torquay, 1850s, prosperous Durban merchants born in, p 175
Acland family, Broad Clyst, 12 century onwards, land owners, p 71, 75, 78, 79, 106, 189, 193, 278, 296, 352, 365, 401, 422
Acland Arthur, Bittadon, 1675, mural monuments to, p 339
Acland Sir Arthur, Landkey, 1610, monument to him and his wife, p 422
Acland Baldwin, Chittlehampton, 1665, 'impaled Tremayne', p 365
Acland James, Goodleigh, 1655, church monument to, p 401
Acland Sir John,Columjohn, circa 1620, land owner, p 86, 352
Acland Sir Richard, Barnstaple, 1935, Liberal MP, p 191, 305, 352, 422
Acland Sir Thomas, and Columbjohn, 18 century, portrait painted by Sir Joshus Reynolds, p 288, 352
Acland Sir Thomas Dyke, and Exeter, 1837, land owner and MP of, p 88, 160
Adam Robert, Saltram near Plymouth, mid to late 18 century, part designed house at, p 278, 463
Adams Thomas, Thorverton, 1673, benefactor, p 246
Addington Henry [Viscount Sidmouth], Upottery, 1801-1804,Speaker of the House of Commons in, p 510
Addington Dr.John of London, Upottery, late 18 century, bought manor, p 510
Affeton fanily,, 15 century, land owners, p 275
Aldhelm Bishop, Sherborne, d709, first bishop of, p 44
Alexander Daniel, Princetown, 1806, architect of the prison, p 429
Alexander Mr. J. J.,, 20 century, local historian, p 179
Algar, Knowstone, pre-1066, land owner pos ancestor of Shapcote's, p 76, 77, 422
Alley William,, 16 century, bishop, p 236
Alric, Radworthy, 1066, farmer, p 56
Amicia Countess of Devon, Buckland Monachorum, 1278, founded abbey, p 356
Andrew Sarah, Uplyme,, grandaughter and heiress of Solomon Andrew, p 509
Andrew Solomon, Uplyme, 1670, rich merchant of Lyme Regis, p 509
Annery family, Monkleigh,, local family, p 439
Arch Joseph, Halberton, 1872, first leader of agricultural labourers' movement, p 100
Arscott Arthur, Tetcott, 1603, built house at, p 493
Arscott family, Bradford, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 79, 82, 84, 341, 342, 406, 411
Arscott Gertrude, Tetcott, 1699, wife of John (d1675), p 493
Arscott John, Tetcott, died 1675, mural monument to, p 493
Arscott John, Tetcott, 1718-1788, last of the line, p 493
Arundell family, Little Hempston, circa 15 century, land owners, p 408
Ascott Andrew, Silverton, 1659, benefactor, p 246
Asburton Lord of - See John Dunning
Ashford Henry, Ashford, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86
Ashworth, Exeter, mid 19 century, restorer, p 419, 496
Atkinson Stephen,, circa 1490, writer, p 137
Aubrey John,, 1549, writer, p 232, 234
Ayshford family, Burlescombe, 12 century to 1689, gentry, p 75, 260
Ayshford Arthur, Burlescombe, 1635, monument to, p 358
Ayshford Elizabeth, Burlescombe, circa 17 century, Arthur's wife, p 358
Ayshford Elizabeth, Burlescombe, circa 17 century, Roger's wife, p 358
Ayshford John, Burlescombe, 1689, mural monument to, p 359
Ayshford Roger, Burlescombe, 1610, monument to, p 358
Ayshford William, Burlescombe, d1508, altar-tomb of, p 359
Babington, Exeter, July 1595, bishop of, p 252
Bacon John,, 1792, made monument, p 354, 356
Bagenal Hope,, 20 century, local historian, p xvi
Bagg Sir James, Plympton, circa 1630, land owner, p 463
Baker Aaron of Bowhay, Dunchideock, 1683, rebuilt chancel aisle, p 390
Baldwin 2nd Earl of Devon,, 13 century, land owner, p 356
Baldwin Prudence, Dean Prior, circa 1670, maid to Robert Herrick, p 283, 387
Baldwin Richard fitz, Okehampton, 1133, founded a religious house at, p 447
Ball family, Mamhead, 16 century, farmers, p 80
Ball Giles, Mamhead, 16 century, bought an estate here, p 431
Ball Nicholas, Totnes, 1584, MP, p 180, 507
Ball Sir Peter, Dawlish and Mamhead, 1598-1680, land owner, p 86, 431
Ball Thomas, Mamhead, 1671-1749, grandson of Sir Peter and merchant, p 431
Bampfylde Sir Amyas, North Molton, d1626, church monument to, p 438
Bampfylde Sir Coplestone, Poltimore, 1636-1691, 2nd baronet, p 464
Bampfylde Elizabeth, Poltimore, d1599, wife of Richard, p 465
Bampfylde Elizabeth, North Molton,, wife of Sir Amyas Bampfylde had 12 children, p 438
Bampfylde family, North Molton, circa 1522, land owners and politicians, p 82 183, 296, 438, 464
Bampfylde John, Tiverton, late 1500s, MP of, p 182
Bampfylde Richard, Poltimore, d1594, husband of Elizabeth, p 465
Barbellion W. N. P., Barnstaple, 1920s, author, p 338
Baring family, Exeter, 1764, merchants and would-be politicians, p 186
Baring Sir Geoffrey, Barnstaple, 1910, Liberal MP, p 190
Baring-Gould Rev. Sabine, Lew Trenchard, 1834-1934, parson and writer, p xx, 321, 370, 403, 423, 483, 514
Barry James,,, artist, p 491
Barter Rev. Charles, Cornworthy, 1775-1846, vicar here during, p 377
Bartholomew Bishop, Exeter, 1161-1184, bishop of, p 18, 224, 226, 360
Bartlet William, Bideford, 1662, grandfather of William Bartlet below, p 238
Bartlet William, Bideford, 1700-1719, minister, p 238
Bartlett family, Branscombe, 17 century, house at Hole passed to them, p 344
Basset family, Umberleigh, circa 1522, land owners, p 82, 192, 323, 338, 407, 408
Basset Ann [Denys of Orleigh], Atherington, 16 century, wife of Sir John, p 324
Basset Honor [Grenville of Bideford], Atherington, wife of Sir John, p 324
Basset Sir John, Umberleigh, d1529, a knight who had two wives and 12 children, p 324
Basset Thomas, Colyford, 1208, land owner, p 116, 373
Bastard family, Dartmouth, 18 century, merchants and politicians, p 184
Bastard Pollexfen, Yealmpton, 1710, land owner, p 520
Bath Earl of, Tawstock, 1585, Lord-Lieutenant of Devon and Exeter, p 137, 181, 296
Bath Henry [5th and last Earl of], 17 century, husband of Rachel, p 489
Bath Rachel [Countess of], Tawstock, died 1680, monument to, p 489
Battishill family, Bridestowe, until 1890, local family, p 348, 407, 491
Beare Justice, Buckland Tout Saints, 17 century, persecutor of nonconformists, p 357
Beauchamp Robert de, Frithelstock, circa 1220, founded priory, p 399
Beaufort John [Earl of Somerset],, father of Margaret, p 373
Beaufort Margaret, Colyton, 15 century, wife of Thomas Courtenay, p 373
Beaufort Margaret [Countess of Richmond], Uplowman, circa 1500, mother of Henry VII, p 509
Beaumont Sir George, Bere Alston,, MP of, p 332
Beaumont Henry, Gittisham, d1591, church monument to, p 401
Beaumont Sir Thomas, Gittisham and Cole Orton [Leics], prob 16 century, land owner, p 401
Beaupel family, Landkey,, local family, p 422
Beaupel Sir John, Marwood, circa 1520, church screen bears his name, p 433
Beche De la,, 1839, traveller, p 261
Bedford [Dukes of], Tavistock, 16 to 20 century, land owners, p 88, 91, 139, 296, 435, 487
Bedford [Earl of], Tavistock, d1585, Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, p 181
Bedford Francis [2nd Earl of], Tavistock, 1558, appointed Lord Lieutenant in, p 237
Belisha Mr. Hore-, Devonport, 1924, Liberal MP of, p 190
Bellew family, Stockleigh English, since 16 century, land owners, p 88, 480
Bellmaine Dorothy, Cornwood,, church epitaph to, p 377
Bellmaine Robert, Cornwood, 1627, church epitaph to, p 377
Berkeley Sir John, Chagford, 1643, Royalist military man, p 361
Berry Daniel, Knowstone, circa 1635, father of Sir John and vicar of, p 421
Berry John, Marwood, 1762, sun dial maker, p 433
Berry John, Thorverton, 1661, a substantial yeoman, p 90, 91,
Berry Sir John, Knowstone, 1635-1690, naval commander, p 421
Berwald [or Beornwald] Abbott, Glastonbury, 705-712, third English abbot of, p 44
Bickford Arscott, Bradford, 1659-1693, land owner, p 342
Bickford George, Bradford, 1771-1795, land owner, p 342
Bickford William, Bradford, 1634, land owner, p 341
Bickleigh Sir William de, Bickleigh near Tiverton, 1258, parliamentary representative, p 178
Bidder George, Moretonhampstead, 1806-1878, "calculating boy" born here, p 440
Bidlake family, Bridestowe, 1268-1792, lived at Bidlake, p 348, 354
Bigbury Sir William de, Bigbury, circa 1400, church brasses, p 337
Birdall Thomas, Dunchideock,, rector of, p 391
Bird John,, 1390, bell maker, p 442
Blackburne Lancelot, Exeter, 1717-1724, bishop of, p 239
Blackmore John, Charles,, patron and incumbent here and grandfather of R. D. Blackmore, p 362
Blackmore R. D., Exmoor, circa 1869, writer, p 285, 362, 381, 496, 362
Blewitt Octavian, Torquay, 1832, author, p 500
Blore Edward, Filleigh, 1842-1843, enlarged house, p 398
Bluett family, Holcombe Rogus, 1540, land owners, p 84, 276, 410, 411
Bluett Sir John, Holcombe Rogus, 1634, land owner, p 411
Bluett Richard, Holcombe Rogus, 1585, land owner succeeded Sir Roger in, p 410, 411
Bluett Sir Roger, Holcombe Rogus, d1566, built house, p 410
Bluett Rev. Robert, Holcombe Rogus, 1749, church monument to, p 411
Blundell family, Collipriest,, seat of the family for many years, p 497
Blundell Peter, Tiverton, 1520-1601, cloth trader, p 64, 65, 127, 245, 495, 496
Bodley family, Crediton,, land owners, p 379
Bogan family, Totnes, 16 century, merchants and MPs, p 180
Boggis Prebendary, Pancrasweek, 1890, churchman, p 241, 502
Bohun Elizabeth de, Powderham,, daughter of Edward 1, p 466
Bohun Margaret de, Powderham,, daughter of Elizabeth married Hugh Courtenay, p 466
Bond Bligh,, early 20 century, church craftsman, p 480
Boniface Saint [Winfrith], Crediton, circa 680, probably born at, p 41, 378
Bonville family, and Brixham, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 76, 82, 191, 350, 449, 476, 479
Bonville Cecily, Shute, 1476, great-grand-daughter of Sir William, p 82, 191
Bonville Sir William,, 14 century, land owner, p 82, 191
Boone family, Dartmouth,, memorials to local family, p 386
Boringdon [first Lord], Chudleigh,, land owner, p 367
Bosco William de, Stockleigh Pomeroy, 1270, land owner, p 78
Boswell James, Mamhead, 1775, visited friend at, p 431
Boterlegh Brian de, Butterleigh, 1161-1184, lord of the manor, p 359
Bourchier family, Tawstock, 15 to 17 century, manorial seat of, p 489
Bourchier Cecily, Bampton, circa 1536, wife of 1st Earl of Bath mother of eight children, p 327
Bourchier Elizabeth, Tawstock, 17 century, wife of William Bourchier (d1623), p 489
Bourchier Henry [5th Earl of Bath], Tawstock,, land owner, p 489
Bourchier John [Lord Fitzwarren], Bampton, 1536, created 1st Earl of Bath, p 327
Bourchier William, Shirwell, d1483, Lord Fitzwarren, p 475
Bourchier William [Earl of Bath], Tawstock, d1623, Lord Lieutenant of county, p 192, 401, 489
Bowcer (Bourchier) Lady Elizabeth, Braunton, 1548, church memorial to, p 346
Bowring family, West Alvington, 1332-late 15 century, land owners, p 319
Bracton Henry de, Bratton Fleming,, successful lawyer, p 79, 345
Branscombe family, Branscombe, until 14 century, local family, p 344
Brantyngham, Exeter, 1370-1394, bishop of, p 228, 363
Brassey Thomas,, 1854, railway engineer, p 163
Bremridge family, Sandford, 12 century onwards, land owners, 78, 85, 473
Brerewood Dr. Thomas, Colyton, 1524-1544, vicar of, p 373
Bret Alexander, Pilton,, church brass to, p 453
Bret Robert, Pilton,, church brass to, p 453
Brewer William, Axminster, 1204, land owner, p 324, 350, 391, 441
Brian Sir Guy de, Slapton, 1373, lord of the manor, p 479
Briant Thomas, South Pool, circa 1536, rector of, p 465
Bridgeman G. S.,, 1874, architect, p 450
Brione Baldwin de, Okehampton, circa 1086, sheriff of Devon, p 11,75, 77, 105 447
Brockedon William, Totnes, 1787-1854, artist, p 507
Broke Willoughby de, Bere Ferrers, d1522, 2nd baron, p 332
Bronescombe Walter, Branscombe, 1258-1280, bishop of Exeter between, p 344, 479
Brooke Rajah [of Sarawak], Sheepstor, died 1868, estate owner at Burrator, p 474, 475
Browne Joan, Credition, Oct 1591, reportedly almost 120 years old at her death, p 171
Browne William, Tavistock and Ottery St. Mary, 1590-1645, poet, p 282, 283, 448, 488
Brunel Isambard Kingdom,, 1836, great engineer, p 160-163, 387
Buck family, Bideford, 17 century, new world merchants, p 208
Buller family, Crediton, 1837, land owners, p 88, 379
Buller James, King's Nympton, d1765, built a mansion, p 420
Buller Sir Redvers, Crediton, 1839-1908, Boer war hero, p 379
Bulmer Mr., Combe Martin, circa 1537, part mine owner, p 137
Burdon family, Highampton,, local family, p 409
Burman Balthasar,, 17 century, monument maker, p 489
Burney Fanny, Teignmouth, 1773, visitor to, p 284, 285, 492
Burridge Robert, Tiverton, 1703, MP, p 186
Burrough Henry, Broad Clyst, 1605, monument to, p 352
Burrough Stephen, Torridge, b1526, explorer, p 206, 444
Burrough William, Torridge, 1595, became comptroller of the navy, p 206, 444
Bury family, Chulmleigh,, land owners, p 368, 423
Bury Humphrey, Chulmleigh, circa 1612, had house built, p 368
Bury John, Thorverton, 1618, benefactor, p 246
Bushell Thomas, Combe Martin, 1644, leased mines at, p 138
Bute Lord, Exmouth, 18 century, lived in, p 255
Bute Marchioness of, Lynmouth, 19 century, summer visitor to, p 119, 396, 430
Bute Marquess of, Salcombe,, occupied house at, p 477
Butterfield family, North Huish,, ancient local family, p 413
Butterfield William,, circa 1850, architect, p 448, 502, 520
Bydlake John, Totnes, 1523, merchant, p 109
Byron Lady, Exmouth, circa 1800, wife of poet lived in town, p 255, 396
Callard family, Burrington, until Elizabethan times, local family, p 359
Calmady Josias, Wembury, circa 1707, father of Lady Narborough, p 512, 513
Calmady Vincent, Wembury, 1555, a lawyer, p 512
Calmady Sir Shilston, Membury, February 1646, killed in skirmish in, p 434
Camden,, 16 century, local historian, pxi, xiii
Cannynge family, Bristol, 15 century, merchants, p 203
Capern Edward, Heanton Punchardon, 1819-1894, "Postman-poet", p 407
Carew family, and South Wales,14 century onwards, landed family, p 80, 82, 195, 237, 296, 335, 401, 402, 426, 427
Carew Bampfylde Moore, Bickleigh, 1690-1758, son of a rector of, p 335, 496
Carew Elizabeth, Haccombe With Combe, 1611, wife of John Carew, p 402
Carew Sir Gawen, Kentisbeare, circa 1549, sent to pacify prayer book rebels, p 233, 418
Carew George, Sandford,, first and only Earl of Totnes, p 472
Carew John, Haccombe With Combe,, husband of Elizabeth, p 402
Carew Mary, Haccombe With Combe, died 1589, wife of Thomas (1586), p 402
Carew Mary, Sandford, died 1604,sister of George and wife of Walter Dowrich, p 472
Carew Sir Nicholas, Haccombe With Combe, 1469, church brass to, p 402
Carew Sir Peter, Luppitt, 1512-1575, sent to pacify prayer book rebels, p 233, 426, 427, 429
Carew Richard, Cornwall, 1592, historian, p 193, 266, 268, 277
Carew Thomas, Stoodleigh, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86
Carew Thomas, Haccombe With Combe, died 1586, church brass to, p 402
Carew Thomas, Haccombe With Combe, died 1656,monument to him and wife plus 6 children, p 402
Carrington, Bridford, 1805, rector of, p 73
Cary family, Cockington, circa 1522, merchants, p 82, 236, 237, 276, 370, 469, 500, 502
Cary George [Lord-Deputy of Ireland], Cockington, circa 1592, member of county family, p 193
Cary George [Sherriff of Devon], Clovelly, 1543-1601, lawyer, p 370
Cary Sir George, Cockington, d1567, great uncle of Sir George, p 86, 501, 502
Cary Sir George, Totnes, 1612, MP of, p 181
Cary Sir George, Torquay, 1662, bought Abbey site, p 502
Cary Sir Henry, Cockington, 1654, land owner, p 86, 421
Cary Sir John,, 14 century, lawyer, p 79
Cary Sir Thomas, Torquay,, father of Sir George, p 501
Cary Robert, Clovelly, circa 1457-1540, first of seven generations to live at, p 370
Cary Robert, Clovelly, 1697-1724, died childless, p 370
Cary William, Clovelly, 1634, mural monument to, p 370
Cary Wilmot, Torquay, d1581, wife of Sir George, p 501
Centwine,, 682, Saxon warrior leader, p 41
Ceorl, pos Weekaborough, 851, ealdorman, p 9, 52
Chafe Thomas, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1648, church effigy and brass, p 470
Champernowne family, Modbury, between 12 and 18 century, gentry, p 75, 82, 88, 382, 415, 435, 436
Champernowne Sir Arthur, Totnes, d1578, MP, p 180, 382
Champernowne Elizabeth, Berry Pomeroy, circa early 17 century, wife of Edward Seymour [d1613], p 333
Champernowne Francis, Dartmouth and Maine, circa 1636, sixth son of Sir Arthur, p 207
Champernowne Katherine, Modbury, circa 1552, Sir Walter Ralegh's mother, p 206
Champernowne Richard, Modbury, 1334, castellated his mansion, p 435
Champernowne of Umberleigh Sir William, Atherington,, church effigy to, p 323
Champion Richard, Plymouth, 1773, purchased china patent rights, p 144
Chantrey Sir Francis,,,, p 318, 456, 499
Chard Thomas, Awliscombe, circa 1470-1541, church man , p 324, 413
Chester family, Bearscombe, 16 century, land owners, p 236
Chichester family, Sussex and Arlington, late 14 century, landed family, p 80, 82, 87, 88, 236, 237, 297, 320, 338, 392, 433, 465, 475
Chichester Amias, Arlington, d1577, by his wife Jane had 19 sons and 4 daughters, p 320
Chichester Anne Lady, Shirwell, 1723, church monument to, p 475
Chichester Arthur [Earl of Donegal], Eggesford, 1606-1675, son of Edward Chichester, p 392
Chichester Arthur [Baron Chichester of Belfast], Eggesford, 1563-1625, Lord Deputy of Ireland, p 392
Chichester Edward Viscount, Eggesford, d1648, married Coplestone heiress, p 392
Chichester [Courtenay] Gertrude, Pilton, d1566, wife of Sir John, p 453
Chichester Sir John, Pilton, 1569, twice sherriff of Devon and MP, p 453
Chichester Sir John,, circa 18 century, portrait painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, p 288
Chichester Mary, Holcombe Rogus,, wife of Richard Bluett had 11 children, p 411
Chichester Sir Robert, Pilton, 1627, monument to, p 453
Chichester Miss Rosalie, Arlington,, National Trust benefactor, p 305
Chilcot Mrs Ann, Tawstock, 1758, church monument to, p 489
Chilcott Robert, Tiverton, 1609, merchant and school founder, p 245, 496
Childe Gordon,, 20 century, Dartmoor archaeologist, p 32
Cholwiche family, Blackawton, 12-19 century, land owners, p 71, 339, 376
Chudleigh Christopher, Ermington,, church monument to, p 393
Chudleigh Elizabeth [Duchess of Kingston], Harford, 1720-1788, born at, p 404
Chudleigh Sir George [4th Bart.], Haldon, d1738, had house built at, p 278, 323, 417
Chudleigh Sir George, Ashton, 1582-1657, became a royalist, p 195, 323
Chudleigh James, Ashton, d1643, royalist colonel, p195
Chudleigh Col Thomas, Harford, early 18 century, land owner and father of Elizabeth, p 404
Churchill family, Broad Clyst, circa 1170, origins of, p 351
Churchill John, Musbury, 17 century, pos born locally, p 441
Churchill George, Rockbeare, 17 century, yeoman, p 237
Clarke Mrs Mary Anne, Exmouth, circa 1809, mistress of the Duke of York, p 255
Clement John, Winkleigh, 1512-13, carpenter, p 272
Claville family, Bratton Clovelly, 13 century, held the manor of, p 345
Claville William de, Burlescombe, circa 1161-1173, founded religious house, p 359
Clifford family, Ugbrooke [Chudleigh], 16 century, land owners, p 156, 236, 237, 278, 367
Clifford [1st Lord], Ugbrooke [Chudleigh],, land owner, p 367
Clifford Lord Treasurer of the Cabal, Ugbrooke [Chudleigh], d1673, land owner, p 367
Clinton Lord, Huish, 1873, land owner, p 74, 88, 194, 413
Clinton [21st Lord], Bicton, 20 century, land owner, p 296, 335
Clotworthy Thomas, Wembworthy, circa 1535, married the heiress of Rashleigh, p 513
Cobley Thomas of Butsford, Spreyton, d1844, nephew of 'Uncle Tom', p 479
Cobley Thomas,,, disinherited son of 'Uncle Tom', p 480
Cobley [Uncle Tom], Spreyton, late 18 century, buried in churchyard at, p 479
Cochrane Lord, Honiton, 1806-7, MP of, p 187
Cockington Sir Roger de, Cockington, 1258, parliamentary representative, p178
Cockworthy John [or Nicholas], Yarnscombe, 15 century, monument to and his wife, p 519
Coffin family, Alwington, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 82, 88, 192, 236, 297, 319, 416
Coffin Elizabeth, Alwington, 1651, wife of Richard [d1617] had 15 children, p 319
Coffin James, Monkleigh, 1566, brass effigy to, p 439
Coffin Martin, Exeter, circo 1505, publisher, p 281
Coffin Richard, Heanton Punchardon, died 1523, canopied tomb of, p 407
Coffin Richard, Alwington, died 1617, monument to, p 319
Coffin Squire, Portledge, 1685, sheriff of Devon, p 254
Coffin Tristram, and Massachusetts, 1642, emigrated to, p 207
Coham family, Bradford, 19 century, land owners, p 341
Coke John of Thorne, Ottery St. Mary, 1632, church monument to, p 449
Cole family, Cornwood, until 17 century, land owners, p 135, 376
Cole Richard, Woofardisworthy, 1614, monumental effigy to, p 519
Coleride Lady Jane, Ottery St. Mary, 1878, effigy of, p 449
Coleridge John, Ottery St. Mary, 1719-81, father of Samuel Taylor and vicar of, p 448
Coleridge Samuel Taylor, Ottery St. Mary, 18 century, went to school in, p 249, 280, 283, 448
Coleshill Thomas,, 1572, made a register of trading ships, p 205
Collacott family, Hatherleigh,, local family, p 407
Colmestor family, Tavistock, circa 1186, freeholders, p 76
Conant Roger, East Budleigh and Massachusetts, 1623, friend and associate of John Endicott, p 207
Condy Nicholas [the elder], Plymouth, 1799-1851, artist, p 289
Condy Nicholas, Plymouth, 1816-1851, artist son of the elder Condy, p 289
Cooke John, Exminster, 1695, merchant of Exeter, p 395
Cookworthy William, Plymouth, 1705-1780, started china factory in, p144, 419
Cop[p]lestone family, Offwell and Tamerton Foliot,12 century onwards, land owners, p 76, 77, 82, 135, 203, 372, 392, 446, 484, 504, 520
Coplestone Edward, Offwell, 1776-1849, born at and became Bishop of Llandaff, p 446
Coplestone John, Exeter, circa 1522, wealthy merchant, p 485
Coplestone John of Warleigh, Tamerton Foliot, 1617, monument of wife and ten children, p 485
Corp Eleanor, Stoke Fleming, 1391, granddaughter of John, p 481
Corp John, Stoke Fleming, 1350, grandfather of Eleanor, p 481
Cory family, Hatherleigh,, local family, p 407
Cory William Johnson, Dolton, 1823-1892, poet and writer lived here for a time, p 389, 503
Cosway Richard, Tiverton, 1740-1821, artist, p 289, 467, 496
Cotton Bishop, Broad Clyst, 11 September 1608, consecrated chapel at, p 352
Courtenay family, Okehampton, 1152, arrived from France in, p 75, 77, 77, 81-83, 113, 183, 191, 192, 236, 296, 334, 364, 367, 373, 374, 401, 436, 442, 448, 451, 462, 465, 466, 476, 495, 498, 514
Courtenay [2nd Viscount], Powderham,circa 1775, carried out major reconstruction, p 466, 467
Courtenay Edward, and Boconnoc Cornwall, 1483, fled to Brittany, p 191, 466
Courtenay Elizabeth, Powderham, 1867, Countess of Devon, p 465
Courtenay Lady Frances, Powderham,, portrait hangs at, p 467
Courtenay Henry, Colyton, 1536, Marquess of Exeter, p 81, 192 374, 466
Courtenay Sir Hugh, Haccombe With Combe, died 1425, altar-tomb of, p 402
Courtenay Sir Hugh, Ashwater, died 1471, possible church effigy to, p 323
Courtenay Hugh, Okehampton, 1293, 2nd Earl of Devon married to Margaret de Bohun, p 75, 374, 466
Courtenay James, Molland, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86, 236
Courtenay John, West Molland, 1703, gentry, p 91, 236
Courtenay Katherine, Shillingford, 15 century, wife of Sir William Huddesfield had 3 children, p 475
Courtenay Margaret, Colyton, d1487, wife of Thomas Courtenay 5th Earl of Devon, p 373, 465
Courtenay Lady Margaret, Ashwater, 15 century, wife of Sir Hugh [d1471], p 323
Courtenay Sir Pierce (or Peter), Chudleigh, d1552, buried in, p 366
Courtenay Sir Philip, Powderham, d1406, built castle at, p 275, 466
Courtenay Philippa, Haccombe With Combe, circa 1425, Sir Hugh's second wife, p 402
Courtenay Sir Thomas,, 1455, murdered Nicholas Radford, p 364
Courtenay Sir William de, Musbury, 1258, parliamentary representative, p 178
Courtenay Sir William, and Boconnoc Cornwall, 16 century, MP, p 180, 183, 192
Coutts Mr., Lynmouth, 19 century, the banker a summer visitor to, p 119, 430
Cowley Hannah, Tiverton, 1743-1809, dramatist buried in, p 496
Cox Walter, Farway, 1660, yeoman, p 92
Crayer Gaspar de, Tiverton,, artist has picture hanging in church, p 496
Crealock General, Littleham, 1891, church tomb and effigy of, p 424
Crispin Thomas, Kingsbridge, 1670, founded and built school, p 419
Crocker family, Yealmpton, 13 century on, Devon family based at Lyneham house, p 76, 520
Crocker Sir John, Yealmpton, 1508, church memorial to, p 520
Crosse Peter, Exeter, 1667, prisoner, p 253
Cruwys family, Cruwys Morchard, middle 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75-77, 297, 380
Cruwys Harriet, Cruwys Morchard, 1831, married George Sharland, p 380
Cubitt William, East Allington, mid to late 19 century, bought Fortescue estate, p 318
Culm John de, Columbjohn, 1235, land owner, p 352
Culme Joan, Knowstone, 1691, mural monument to, p 421
Culme Richard, Canonsleigh, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86
Cutcliffe family, Ilfracombe,, land owners, p 415
Cutcliffe Charles, Swimbridge, 1670, son of John, p 483
Cutliffe John of Damage, Swimbridge,, father of Charles, p 483
Cuthred [King], and Cornwall, 753, fought war with Britons, p 44
Cynewulf [King], Uplyme, 774,, p 509
Darcy Sir Thomas, Morchard Bishop, 1548, land owner, p 439
Darre Leonard, South Pool, 1608, church monument to, p 465
Davie family, Bideford, 17 century, new world merchants, p 208, 355, 472
Davie Humphrey, Creedy Park and Boston, 1662, emigrated to, p 207
Davie Sir Humphrey Phineas, Sandford, 19 century, 10th and last baronet of Creedy Park, p 472
Davie John, Bideford, 1707, merchant son of Humphrey and MP, p 182, 207, 337, 355, 472, 481
Davie Joseph, Buckland Brewer,, son of John, p 355
Davie Sir John, Creedy (Sandford), circa 1657, church benefactor, p 378, 472
Davie Robert, Crediton, 1542, cloth merchant, p 84, 126
Davies Aitken, Plymouth, d1899, respected citizen of, p 188
Davis John, Sandridge Barton, b1543, seafarer and explorer, p 206, 481
Davy family, Rose Ash, circa 1850, farmers and cattle breeders, p 98
Davy John, Sandford and Ruxford, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86
Davy Rev. William, Lustleigh, 1743-1826, curate and printer, p 427
Defoe Daniel,, circa 17 century, travelled in county, p 114-116, 128, 155, 238, 239, 506
Delbridge, Barnstaple, circa 1620s, merchants, p 182
Dennis family, Orleigh (Buckland Brewer), 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 83, 84, 192, 355
Dennis Anthony, Buckland Brewer, d1641, land owner, p 355
Dennis Sir Robert, Holcombe Burnell, 1592, church tomb of, p 410
Dennis Sir Thomas, Bicton, circa 1480-1561, sheriff of Devon, p 84, 354, 410
Dennis Anne, Bicton, 16 century, daughter of above and wife of Sir Henry Rolle, p 324
Despencer Lord le, Sidmouth, 1805, built Knowle Cottage, p 477
Devon [Earls of],, 12 century onwards, land owners, p 59, 88, 94, 135, 192, 245, 275, 466
Dewdney John, Bradninch, circa 1840, produced first glazed writing-paper, p 343
D'Ewes Sir Simonds, Chardstock, 1602-1650, author and grandson of Richard Symonds, p 362
Dickens Charles, Dawlish/Alphington, 19 century, arranged house for his parents at Exeter, p 284, 318, 370, 387
Dickinson family, Bradford, 19/20century, land owners, p 341
Dinham family, Kingskerswell,12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 76, 82, 420, 518
Dinham Sir John, Kingskerswell, d1428, monument to him and his two wives, p 420
Doddescombe John, Horwood,, daughter Emma married John Pollard, p 413
Dodderidge family, Sandford, 23 century until 1746, home to, p 473
Dodderidge Sir John, South Molton, circa 1622, judge, p 438
Doddridge Sir John, Barnstaple, early 17 century, solicitor-general, p 330
Dodds, Exeter, 1562, Dean of, p 237
Donn Benjamin,, 1765, produced map of Devon, p 3, 74, 87
Douglas Sir J. N.,, 1881, built fourth Eddystone lighthouse, p 212, 461
Down Roger, Chittlehampton, circa 1540s, carver, p 272
Downe John, Instow, d1640, monument to, p 355, 416
Dowrich family, Sandford, circa 1200 until 1717, local family, p 473
Dowrich Walter, Sandford,, husband of Mary Carew, p 472
Downman John,, circa 1750-1824, artist, p 289, 290
Drake family,, circa 1522, land/ship owners, p 82, 84, 181, 374, 424, 517
Drake Sir Francis, Crowndale Farm Tavistock, 16 century, great seaman, p 133, 159, 193, 205, 206, 237, 356, 357, 455, 460, 488, 518, 519
Drake Sir Francis Henry, Buckland, 18 century, Whig politician, p 184
Drake John, Exmouth, circa 1415, land owner, p 441, 509
Drake Sir John [2nd bart.], Exmouth, circa 1670-1680, rebuilt Ashe House, p 441
Drake Richard, Tavistock, 1523, merchant, p 109
Drake Thomas, Woodbury, 1731, 5th bart., p 518
Drayton Michael,,, writer, p 456
Drewe family, Broadhembury, early 17 century, church monuments to, p 352, 353
Drewe Edward, Broad Clyst, d1622, lawyer, p 79, 192, 352, 353
Drewe Mr. J. C., Drewsteignton, 1911-1930, had Castle Droge built during, p 390
Drewe Thomas, Broad Clyst, d1651, son of Edward, 352
Dryden John, Chudleigh,, author visitor and friend of 1st Lord Clifford, p 367
Duckworth family, Topsham,, church memorials to, p 499
Dugdale,, 16 century, local historian, p xi, xiii
Duke Richard, Otterton, 1539, bought the manor of, p 448
Dunning John [first Lord Ashburton], Staverton parish,, born at, p 321
Dunsford Martin,, 1790, writer, p 127-129, 245, 254
Duntze Sir John, Exeter, circa 1765, merchant and MP, 186, 469
Dynham family, Hartland, 12 century onwards, land owners, p 192, 405
Dynham Geoffrey de, Hartland, 1169, refounded monastery, p 405
Dynham Sir Geoffrey de, Hartland, 1258, parliamentary representative, p 178
Dynham John of Wortham, Lifton, 1641, church monument to, p 424
Dynham Margaret of Wortham, Lifton, 1649, church monument to, p 424
Dynham Oliver de, Hartland, circa 1290, created a borough at, p 405
Eadulf, Crediton, 909, first bishop of, p 378
Earl family, Columbjohn, until 1539, land owner, p 352
Eastlake Sir Charles, Plymouth, 1793-1865, painter, p 256, 257, 286-289, 462
Easton family, Morchard Bishop, 13 to 17 century, lived here, p 440
Easton William, Morchard Bishop, d1505, effigy to, p 440
Edgcumbe family, Milton Abbot, between 13 and 19 century, gentry, p 78, 79, 82, 135, 155, 193, 435
Edgcumbe Lord Mount, Plymouth, circa 1745, patron of Joshua Reynolds, p 287
Edgcumbe Peter, Drewsteignton, 1546, left house to parish in, p 390
Edgcumbe Richard, Totnes, 1563, MP, p 180
Edward, Natsworthy near Widecombe, circa 1050, farmer, p 55
Edwin, Lank Combe, 1086, farmer, p 56
Egbert [King], Cornwall, 815, Saxon warrior invaded into, p 44, 45
Egmont Count,, 1558, military leader, p 392
Egremont [4th Earl of], Kentisbeare, d1845, rebuilt church, p 418, 478
Elforde Elis, Tavistock, 1523, tin producer, p 135
Ellacott family, Hatherleigh,, local family, p 407
Elmhirst Mr. and Mrs., Dartington, 1925, bought the derelict hall for experiment, p 382
Eliot George Augustus, Buckland Monachorum, 1787, created Lord Heathfield in, p 356
Elton Sir Edward Marwood, Widworthy, circa 1840, small land owner, p 516
Endicott General John, South Tawton and Massachusetts, circa 1623, governor of, p 207
Englishville Sir Theobald de, Newton Abbot, 1246, established borough, p 442
Erghum Bishop, Chardstock, 1377, of Salisbury, p 362
Erle family, Bindon,, church memorials to, p 326
Erle Sir Walter, Stedcombe Axmouth, 1644, led parliamentary garrison at, p 326, 374
Essex [3rd Earl of],, 1644, parliamentarian leader, p 196, 197
Ethelbald, Wessex, 857, king of, 216, 220
Evans Sir John, Coldridge, circa early 16 century, in the church is the prayer desk and table tomb of, p 372
Eveleigh Nicholas, Bovey Tracey, Jacobean times, monument to, p 341
Everitt Rev. William, Exeter, circa 1884, editor Devonshire Scenery, p 285
Ewell Captain, Barnell (Branscombe), early 19 century, Nelson's captain of marines at Trafalgar, p 345
Exeter,,, bishops of, p 77, 81, 192, 320, 337, 338, 366, 379, 439, 449, 479
Exeter Henry, Columbjohn, 1539, Marquess of, p 81, 352, 367, 374, 466
Fairfax General,, 1645, civil war parliamentary soldier, p 197, 198, 340, 343, 352, 366, 384, 392, 421, 466, 496, 503
Fellowes Hon Newton, Eggesford, 1832, demolished old house and rebuilt, p 393, 513
Fellowes William, Eggesford, 1718, bought estate, p 393
Ferrers Reginald de, Bere Alston, 1295, set up a borough, p 332
Ferrers Sir William de, Bere Ferrers, circa 1330-1333, rebuilt church at, p 332
Ferrey Benjamin, Barnstaple and Tiverton, 1843-1846, built St Mary Magdalene church in, p 329, 448, 497
Fielding Henry, Uplyme,, disapproved of suitor of Sarah Andrew, p 509
Fiennes Celia,, 1698, travelled in county in, p 114-116, 150, 155, 216, 238, 321
Finberg Mr. Herbert P. R.,, 20 century, local historian, p xvi, 215, 232, 487
Fishleigh family, Hatherleigh,, local family, p 407
Fitz family, Tavistock,, local family, p 489
Fitz Sir Thomas, Plymouth, circa 1670, architect, p 458
Fitzwarren family, Highampton, 14 century, land owners, p 409
Fitzwarren Frances Lady, Tawstock, died 1586, tomb of, p 82, 489, 490
Fitzwarren John Bourchier [1st Earl of Bath], Bampton, 1536, buried in church, p 327
Fitz-Waryn family,, 15 century, land owners, p 192
Flaxman John,, 1815, did a mural monument, p 356, 386, 420
Fleetwood-Hesketh Mr, Holcombe Rogus, 20 century, bought Holcombe Court, p 411
Fleming family, Bratton Fleming, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 76, 345
Foliot Gilbert, Tamerton Foliot, 1163-87, Bishop of London probably born at, p 485
Foliot Sampson, Tamerton Foliot, 1135-54, manorial lord, p 484
Forbes James, Bovey Tracey, 1628-1665, vicar of, p 341
Ford family, Branscombe, 16 century onwards, local family, p 345
Ford John, Ilsington, baptised 12 April 1586, dramatist, p 280, 282, 321, 415
Ford Thomas, Tiverton, 1891, provided almshouse, p 245
Fortescue family, and Spridlestone, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 77, 82, 87, 181, 193, 195, 198, 237, 278, 318, 351, 356, 398, 399, 436, 511, 518
Fortescue Arthur, Penwarne Cornwall, 1684, enlarged house at Filleigh, p 398
Fortescue Sir Edmund, East Allington, 1645, royalist Salcombe Castle defender, p 198, 318
Fortescue Edward, of Spriddlestone (Brixton), 1677, planted grove of elm trees, p 351
Fortescue Elizabeth, East Allington, 15 century , wife of Lewis, p 318
Fortescue Helen, East Allington, d1606, wife of John [d1595], p 318
Fortescue Sir Henry, East Allington, early 15 century, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in Ireland, p 318
Fortescue Honor, East Allington, d1606, wife of John [d1595], p 318
Fortescue Hugh, Wear Gifford, died 1661, church monument to him and his wife, p 512
Fortescue Hugh, Filleigh, 1665-1719, petitioned the bishop of Exeter, p 398
Fortescue Hugh [1st Baron], Filleigh, 1719, son of above succeeded to the house in, p 398
Fortescue Sir John,,, Chancellor and Chief Justice to Henry VI, p 398
Fortescue John, East Allington, died 1595, brass church memorial to, p 318
Fortescue John, Fallapit, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86
Fortescue John, north Devon, 20 century, writer, p 285
Fortescue Sir John,, 14 century, lawyer, p 285
Fortescue Lewis, East Allington, 15 century, Baron of the Exchequer, p 318
Fortescue Martin, Filleigh, d1472, second son of Sir John Fortescue married Elizabeth, p 398, 512
Fortescue Ralph, Modbury, c1140, land owner, p 75, 436
Forthhere Bishop, Serborne, 710, second bishop of, p 378
Foulston John, Plymouth, 1772-1842, architect, p 256, 279, 292, 456, 458, 459, 487
Fowell Sir Thomas, Ugborough, 1537, land owner, p 509
Foweracres James, Axminster, 1685, hung at Exeter, p 253
Fowler Charles,, 19 century, architect, p 293, 387, 412, 507
Fownes Humphrey, Plymouth, 1585, partner of William Hawkins, p 204
Fownes John, Brixham, 1699, built Nethway House, p 351
Fox Lady Aileen,, 20 century, local historian, p xvii
Fox Sir Cyril,, 20 century, local historian, p xvii
Fox Joseph, Berry Pomeroy, 1723 -1781, vicar of, p 334
Fraser,, 1794, report author, p 73, 74
Frescobaldi family, Maristow, 1299, Italian merchant bankers controlled silver mine at, p 136
Froude Archdeacon, Dartington,, trustee of the manor of, p 382
Froude James Anthony, Dartington, 1818-1894, historian born at, p 382, 470
Froude Rev. John, Knowstone-cum-Molland, 1804-1853, vicar of, p 101, 229, 241, 421
Froude Radford,, 19 century, nephew of Rev. John, p 241
Froude Robert Hurrell, Dartington,, born at, p 382
Fry family of Yarty, Membury,, church monuments to, p 434
Fry Nicholas, Membury, 1626, sherriff of Devon in, p 434
Fulford family, and Plymouth, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 77, 82, 84, 87, 88, 106, 192, 297, 391, 392
Fulford Medley,, 1887, church restorer, p 324, 401, 465
Fulford Sir Baldwin, Dunsford, 1461, sherriff of Devon beheaded in, p 192, 392
Fulford Sir Francis, Dunsford, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86, 392
Fulford Sir John, Dunsford, d1544, grandson of Sir Baldwin, p 192, 392
Fulford Sir Thomas, Dunsford, 1497, came to the relief of Exeter, p 392
Fulford Sir Thomas, Dunsford, 1610, church effigy to, p 391
Fulford Rev. J. Loveband, Woodbury, 1846-1898, vicar here during, p 518
Fulford Thomas,,d1517, son of Sir Baldwin, p 192
Fuller Thomas,,, writer, p 79, 488
Fulton Robert,, d1815, American canal engineer, p 157, 158
Furlong family of Woolston, Loddiswell,, church memorials to, p 425
Fursdon family, and Exeter,1837, land owners, p 88, 106, 236, 359
Furse family, Halsdon, circa 1680, family seat since, p 79, 389
Furse Robert,, 1593, wrote account of family rise, p 79
Galsworthy John, Plymstock, circa 1800, dealer in marine stores, p 210
Galsworthy John, Buckland Brewer,, novelist and dramatist, p 355, 432
Gambon family, Coffinswell and Halberton,, local family, p 371, 402
Gandy James, Exeter, 1619-1689, portrait artist, p 286, 483
Gandy William, Exeter, d1729, son of James and a portrait artist, p 287, 297
Gardener William, Barnstaple, 1552-3, MP, p 180
Garland John, Chulmleigh, 13 century, academic, p 368
Gascoyne Nathaniel, Bideford, circa 1690-1700, laid out Bridgeland Street, p 337
Gates Sir Thomas, Colyford, 1611-1614, born in and became governor of Virginia during, p 373
Gay John, Barnstaple, 1685-1732, poet and dramatist, p 280, 330
Gendall John, Exeter, 1790-1865, artist, p 290
Geraint [or Geruntius] King,, 695, of Dumnonia, p 38, 42, 44
Giffard family, Halsbury, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 236, 450, 451
Giffard Arthur, Brightley [Chittlehampton],, son of John, p 365
Giffard Q.C. Mr. H. S., Parkham, 1885, became peer in, p 450
Giffard John, Brightley [Chittlehampton], circa 1650s, land owner, p 86, 365
Giffard John,Brightley [Chittlehampton], 1602-1666, grandson of John, p 365
Giffard Robert, Brentor, c1130-40, built church at Brentor, p 75, 348
Giffard Sir Roger, Brightley, 16 century, daughter Jane married Amias Chichester, p 320
Gifford William, Asburton, 1756-1826, son of a glazier and editor, p 321
Gilbert family,, circa 1522, merchants, p 82, 369
Gilbert Adrian, Combe Martin, 1586, reopened mines in, p 137, 206
Gilbert Geoffrey, Marldon, circa 1330-1340, erected house, p 432
Gilbert Sir Humphrey, Greenway [Churston Ferrers], circa 1539, brother of Adrian, p 206, 207, 369, 432
Gilbert John of Compton, Marldon, circa 1520, coat of arms in chancel, p 432
Gilbert Sir John,, 1592, brother of Humphrey and Adrian, p 192
Gilbert Otho, Marldon, circa 1450, church commemoration to, p 432
Gilbert Elizabeth, Marldon, circa 1450, Otho's wife, p 432
Gilbert William, Totnes, 1523, merchant, p 109
Gilbert Commander W. R., Marldon,, handed house to National Trust, p 432
Giles Sir Edward, Dean Prior, 1566-1637, MP, p 182, 387
Giles family, Bowden, 16 century,, p 126
Giles John, Totnes, 1523, wealthy merchant and MP, p108, 126, 135, 180
Girdlestone Canon Edward, Halberton, 1863, vicar of, p 99-101
Girtin Thomas, south Devon, 1775-1802, during 1800 founder of modern watercolour painting was in, p 291
Gissing George, Exeter, 1891-1893, writer lived at during, p 284, 285, 344, 498
Glanville family, Tavistock, late 14 century to about 1700, local family, p 489, 514
Glanville John,, circa 1620s, MP, p 182
Glanville Sir John, Tavistock, 1600, church tomb of, p 488
Glynne Sir Stephen, Frithelstock, 1845, visited in, p 399
Godolphin Sidney, Chagford, February 1643, killed in village, p 361
Godwin Earl, Hartland, circa 1066, husband of Gytha, p 405
Goldsmid Mr., Honiton, 1865-68, Jewish banker and MP of, p 188
Gorges family, Colebrooke, circa 15 century, land owners, p 372, 485
Gorges Sir Ferdinando, Plymouth and Maine, 1566?-1647, governor of, p 207, 460
Gorham Rev. G. C., Brampford Speke, 19 century, vicar of, p 344
Gould family, Crediton, until 18 century, land owners, p 379
Grandisson, Exeter, circa 1336, bishop of, p 223, 247, 413, 448, 449
Grandisson Lady Beatrice de, Ottery St. Mary, 14 century, wife of Sir Otho, p 449
Grandisson Sir Otho de, Ottery St. Mary, 1358, brother of bishop, p 449
Granville Serjeant,, 1592, lawyer, p 192
Graves Samuel, Buckerell, circa 1792, Admiral of the White, p 354
Green James,, 19 century, engineer, p 504, 510
Greenaway Joan, Tiverton, 16 century, pos wife of John (d1529), p 496
Greenway John, Tiverton, d1529, cloth trader, p 64, 65, 110, 126, 237, 245, 380, 495, 496
Greenaway John, Tiverton, 1767, scrivener and Catholic, p 237
Grenville family, Bideford,12 century onwards, gentry, p 76, 82, 109, 113, 336
Grenville Sir Bevil, Cornwall, 1643, Cornish royalist leader, p 196
Grenville Honor, Atherington, early 16 century, second wife of Sir John Basset, p 324
Grenville John [Earl of Bath], Plymouth, 1666, governor of the town, p 458
Grenville Richard de, Bideford, circa 1217, made it a borough, p 336
Grenville Sir Richard, Bideford and Buckland Monachorum, 1541, bought abbey at, p 357
Grenville Sir Richard, Bideford and Buckland Monachorum, late 16 century, explorer, p 207, 208, 336, 357
Grenville Sir Thomas, Bideford, 1513, church tomb of, p 337
Grey family, Axminster,, land owners, p 324, 350, 449
Grey Lady Jane,,, Mary Wotton was her great-aunt, p 418
Grey Thomas [1st Marquess of Dorset], Shute, 1476, married Cecily Bonville, p 82, 191
Grundy Dr. G. B.,,, compiled study of pre-Roman highways in Devon, p 145, 146
Gwydir Lord, Sidmouth,, built house at, p 477
Gytha, Hartland, circa 1066, wife of earl Godwin, p 10, 11, 405, 513
Hacche family,, circa 1522, land owners, p 82
Haccombe family, Haccombe With Combe, 12/13 century, land owners, p 401
Haccombe Sir Stephen (?Jordan) de, Haccombe With Combe, 13 century, church effigy to, p 402
Haggard Rider,, 20 century, writer, p 101, 102
Hall Bishop Joseph, Bovey Tracey, 1642, imprisoned, p 341
Hallett of Stedcombe, Axmouth, 1749, church monument to, p 326
Hals family, Sherford, circa 1522, land owners, p 82
Hals John, Sherford, 1423, justice of Common Pleas, p 475
Hals John, Sherford, 1459-90, son of above and Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, p 475
Halsbury Baron of Halsbury - See Mr H. S. Giffard Q.C.
Halsbury family, Parkham, mid to late 12 century, land owners, p 450
Hambledon Viscount, North Bovey,, site of his seat, p 340
Hamlyn Sir James, Clovelly, d1829, landscaped the coast around, p 370
Hamlyn Zachary, Clovelly, circa 1740, land owner, p 370
Hammond family, Loxhore, between 1684 and 1724, church monuments to, p 425
Hankford Sir William, Bulkworthy, 1413, judge, p 358, 439
Hansom Joseph A.,, circa 1878, architect inventor of the cab, p 492, 502
Harding Richard, Legh Uffculme, d1249, suffocated to death in, p 94
Harding Thomas, Barnstaple, 1516-1572, theologian, p 330, 333, 375
Hardy Thomas,,, writer and visitor to county, p 285
Harington James, Plymouth, d1677, former Drake's Island prisoner, p 460
Harris family, Georgeham,, church monuments to, p 400
Harris family of Hayne, Lifton and Stowford, between 1590-1631, church monuments to, p 424, 482, 483
Harris family of Radford, Plymstock, 15 to 20 century, church monuments to, p 463
Harris Christopher of Hayne, Stowford, 1718, church monument to, p 482
Harris Elizabeth, Cornworthy, 17 century, wife to Sir Thomas, p 377
Harris John of Hayne, Lifton and Stowford,, church monument to, p 424, 482
Harris Serjeant,, 1592, lawyer, p 79, 192
Harris Susannah, Cheriton Fitzpaine, 1666, floor-slab memorial to, p 364
Harris Sir Thomas, Cornworthy, 1610, lawyer, p 377
Hart Solomom, Plymouth,, artist, p 286
Harvey Mr, Greenaway, circa 1864, railway opponent, p 163
Hawker Rev. R. S., Hartland, circa 1850, and poet and antiquary, p 406 512
Hawkin Rhode, Exeter, 19 century, church builder, p 274
Hawkins Sir John, Plymouth, 16 century, younger brother of William, p 204-206, 455
Hawkins William, Plymouth, 1523, merchant, p 109, 135, 204, 206, 237, 455
Hawkyns William, Tavistock, 1523, merchant [pos father of William Hawkins], p 109, 204
Hawley family, Dartmouth, circa 14 century, merchants, p 59, 60, 202, 203, 208, 377
Hawley John, Dartmouth, d1408, Mayor shipowner and merchant, p 59, 203, 206, 384-386
Haydon Benjamin Robert, Plymouth, 1786-1846, artist, p 256, 257, 286, 288, 334, 462
Haydon John, Cadhay near Ottery St Mary, d1558, lawyer, p 276, 449
Hayman family, Totnes, 16 century, merchants and MPs, p 180
Hayman Francis, Exeter, 1708-1786, artist, p 289
Hayne Mr. Seale, Kingswear, 1855, had a summer dwelling at, p 421
Hayward, Exeter, 19 century, architect, p 274, 326, 441, 447
Heathcote-Amory family, Knightshayes Court,, seat of, 497
Heathcoat John, Tiverton, 1815, mill owner, p 141, 495
Heaven W. H., Lundy, 1834, bought the island in, p 426
Hele family, Plympton, 1500s onwards, land owners and politicians, p 182, 376, 410
Hele Elize, Bovey Tracey, Jacobean times, monument to, p 341
Hele Sir John, Cornwood, 1565-1608, lawyer and land owner had ten children, p 376, 512, 513
Hele Sir Thomas, Flete, d1670, land owner, p 86, 410
Hele Thomas, Holbeton, d1624, church effigy to, p 410
Hele Thomas of Exeter, Holbeton, d1613, Sir Thomas's (d1670) grandfather, p 410
Hele Sir Warwick, Wembury, 1682, provided almshouses, p 513
Helion family,, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 76
Hellyons William, Sampford, circa 1550, gentry murdered by Lethbridge, p 233
Henscott family, Bradford, early 13 century to 1572, land owners, p 342
Henscott John, Bradford, d1572, land owner, p 342
Herne family, London and Dartmouth, 1689, merchant family and politicians, p 184
Herrick Robert, Dean Prior, 1591-1674, poet and vicar, p 280, 283, 387
Hille William, Brixham, 1464-1487, vicar of, p 351
Hilliard Nicholas, Exeter, 1547-1619, miniature artist, p 286, 392
Hinson Thomas, Tawstock,, mural monument to, p 490
Hoare Charles, Luscombe at Dawlish, 1800-1804, had house built by Nash at, p 278, 386
Hockmore family, Haccombe With Combe,, church tombs and memorials to, p 401
Hody Gilbert, Alverdiscott, 1686, church nonument to, p 318
Holbeam family, Coffinswell,, local family, p 371
Holbein Hans,,, artist, p 467
Holbrook family, Honiton Clyst,, local family, p 371
Holcombe family, Branscombe, up to 17 century, lived at Hole, p 344, 345
Holdsworth Arthur, Dartmouth, 1719, merchant and MP, p 184
Holdsworth family, Dartmouth, 1719, merchants and politicians, p 184, 218
Holland Henry, Okehampton, circa 1820, sold the castle and manor of, p 447
Holland John, Dartington, 1387, created Earl of Huntingdon in, p 382
Honeywood Lady, Powderham,, pivture hangs at, p 467
Hooker Richard, Exeter, circa 1600, writer, p 94-98, 133, 150, 275, 280, 282, 307, 453, 503
Hopkins Roger,, 1831, railway engineer, p 159
Hopton Lord, Great Torrington, 1646, defeated by Fairfax, p 196, 197, 503
Horwood Alice, Barnstaple, 1659, wife of Thomas and school founder, p 330
Horwood Thomas, Barnstaple, circa 1650-1660, merchant and almshouse founder, p 330
Hoskins George, Axmouth and Musberry, d1625, sheep farmer, p 93
Hoskins George, Sidmouth, 1773-1839, farmer, p 99
Howard Lord William, Axminster, 1605, sold estate, p 324
Huddesfield Sir William, Shillingford, d1499, church brass to, p 475
Hudson Thomas, Barnstaple, 1701-1779, portrait artist, p 287, 329, 467
Hudson W. H.,,, writer, p 284, 345
Humphrey Ozias, Honiton, 1742-1810, artist, p 289, 290
Hurst family, Exeter,, merchants, p 419
Hutchinson P. O., Sidmouth, circa 1860s, local antiquary, p 478
Huyshe Rowland, Sidbury, 1594-1600, built a late Tudor mansion, p 477
Hyll Richard, Chittlehampton, circa 1540s, carver, p 272
Ilbert family, West Alvington, 1696-20 century, land owners, p 319
Ilbert Robert, West Alvington, circa 1850, added to house at, p 319
Ine King, Taunton, 695, Saxon leader, p 42, 44
Ireland John, Ashburton, 1761-1842, son of a town butcher became Dean of Westminster, p 321
Ivatt Judith, Combe Martin, 1634, church effigy of, p 375
Jackson William, Exeter, 1730-1803, composer, p 292
Jeffreys Lord Chief Justice, Exeter, 1685, Exeter azzises opened on 14 September, p 253
Jewel John, Berrynarbor, 1522-1571, became bishop of Salisbury, p 282, 330, 333, 375, 416
John Black, Tetcott, 18 century, a dwarf jester, p 493
Johns A. B., Exeter,, artist, p 290
Johnson Dr. Samuel, Plymouth and Great Torrington, 1762, visitor to, p 256, 288, 503
Johnson William, Great Torrington, 18 century, husband of Elizabeth Reynolds, p 503
Jones John, Exeter, 1576, made chalice, p 354
Jones Mr. Treasurer,, d1639, first county treasurer, p 193
Jordaine Daniel, Plymouth, 1696, introduced printing to, p 281
Juhel of Totnes, Totnes and Barnstaple, cica 1088, castles at, p 108, 275, 328, 506, 507
Keats John, Teignmouth, circa 1800, poet visitor, p 280, 284, 285, 492
Kelland John, Ashprington, 1683-1687, rebuilt private chapel, p 322
Kellegh John, Winkleigh, 1515, kerver [carver], p 272
Kellie George, Charles, circa 1649, former rector of, p 362
Kellie Ursula, Charles, circa 1649, wife of George, p 362
Kelly family, Kelly, 11 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 77, 88, 417
Kempthorne Sir John, Ugborough, b1620, naval commander, p 509
Kendall Dr. George, Dawlish, 1662, memorial to, p 387
Kendall Nicholas, Haccombe With Combe, 1821-1822, church restored by, p 402, 416, 469
Kennaway, Honiton, 1906, Conservative MP survived defeat, p 190
Kennaway Sir John, Talaton, 1838, had church built at, p 484
Kennicott Benjamin, Totnes, 1718-1783, Hebrew scholar, p 507
Kent William, Filleigh, 17 century, architect/landscaper, p 398, 399, 513
Keppel, Exeter, 1765, bishop of, p 239
Keppel Captain Augustus [later Lord Keppel], Plymouth, circa 1750, patron of Joshua Reynolds, p 287
Kerr Lord Henry Francis, Dittisham, 1827-1852, rector of, p 388
King Lord Chancellor, Bere Alston, 18 century, Whig politician, p 332
King Richard John, Dartmoor,, writer, p 285
Kingsley Charles, Holne, 12 June 1819, writer born at, p 285, 320, 337, 370, 411, 426, 441, 444, 445
Kirkham family, Blagdon, 16 century, land owners, p 192, 236, 450
Knight family, Axminster and Combpyne, 16 century, land owners, p 236
Knight John,, circa 1600, accussed of cossening wenches, p 251
Lackington James, Budleigh Salterton, 1811, erected chapel in, p 358
Lacy, Exeter, 1420-1455, bishop of, p 326, 414, 423, 440, 450, 480, 518
Lambert General, Plymouth, d1683, died a prisoner on Drake's Island, p 460
Lambert George [now Viscount], South Molton, 1892, MP, p189, 190
Lane John, Cullompton, d1529, merchant, p 110, 126, 380
Lapflode family, Bridford, 12 century until 1523, land owners, p 71, 349
Larder family, Upton Pyne,, held manor o for 5 generations, p 510
Larder Edmund, Upton Pyne, d1521, recumbent effigy of, p 511
Larder Humphrey, Upton Pyne, d1588, altar-tomb to, p 511
Latimer Thomas, Exeter, 1829, newspaper editor, p 282
Lawrence General Stringer, Dunchideock, 1697-1775, "father of the Indian Army", p 391, 417
Leach Sir Simon, Cadeleigh, 1567-1637, effigy to, p 360
Leakey James, Exeter, 1775-1865, artist, p 290
Lear Sir Peter, Bishopsteignton, circa 1673, Barbados merchant, p 339
Lee F. R., Exeter,, artist, p 290
Leigh family, Northam,, local family, p 444
Leland John,, circa 1540, local historian and writer, p xi, xiii, xv,108, 109, 133, 155, 212, 220, 260, 266, 326, 328, 336, 350, 357, 360, 373, 392, 445, 466, 469
Lely Sir Peter, Exeter,, artist, p 395, 483
Lempriere John, Meeth, 1811, dictionary compiler and rector from, p 434
Lenche William,, 1364, granted rights to Saltash ferry by Black Prince, p 155
Leofric, Crediton, 1046-1050, bishop of Exeter, p 222, 378, 497
Lethbridge Christopher, Westaway, 1713, monument to, p 453
Lethbridge John, Hatherleigh, 1706, mural monument to, p 407
Lethbridge, Sampford, 1549, farmer and murderer, p 233
Lewis F. C., Dartmoor, 1779-1856, artist, p 291
Lewis G. R.,,, writer, p 133, 134
Leya Geoffrey de, Kingskerswell, 1 July 1238, purchased his freedom, p 78
Ley family,, 1837, land owners, p88
Leyton family, Coffinswell,, local family, p 371
Litson Mr William, Lynmouth, 1807, opened the first hotel in, p 119
Lloyd James, Asburton, 1796, politician, p 185, 186
Lock family, Parracombe, 17 to 20 century, yeoman family, p 451
Locke John, Talaton, 17 century, reputed to visit Walter Yonge at, p 484
Locke Joseph, Honiton, d1860, MP, p 188
Locke Matthew, Exeter, circa 1630-1677, composer, p 292
Lopes family, Bickleigh,, land owners, p 296, 334, 484
Lopes Sir Manasseh, New Romney and Bickleigh, 1798, land owner and MP, p 334, 484
Lopes Sir Massey, Sheepstor, 1862, restored church at, p 474
Lopes Sir Ralph, Bickleigh, 1829, rebuilt church, p 334
Lowsmore John, Sampford Courtenay, 1551,, p 235
Luny Thomas, Teignmouth, circa 1759-1837, artist, p 290, 492
Lutyens Sir Edwin, Castle Drogo, 20 century, built house at, p 265, 278, 390
Luxton family, Brushford, 16 century, land owners, p 354
Lysons Rev. Daniel,, 1822, writer, p xvi, 74, 117, 137, 140, 157, 213, 216, 218, 261, 266, 272, 307, 325, 328, 342, 343, 350, 358, 361, 366, 373, 381, 406, 414, 427, 449, 464, 470
Lyte Rev. H. F., Brixham, circa 1824, vicar and hymn writer, p 351
Macey Robert, Aveton Gifford, b1790, builder of London theatres born in, p 324
Madox Thomas,, 1726, author, p 111
Magalotti Count,, 1669, writer, p 114, 115
Mallock family of Cockington, Torquay, local family, p 501, 502
Mallock Roger, Cockington, 1654, bought out the Carys, p 85
Mallock W. H., Torquay,, writer, p 284, 503
Malston family, Totnes,, minor gentry, p 106
Manley family, Halberton, until 19 century, land owners, p 402
Mare C. J., Plymouth, 1852, corrupt MP, p 188
Marisco family, Lundy, circa 12 century, pirates, p 425
Marisco William de, Lundy, 1242, caught and hung in, p 426
Marker family, Gittisham, 1792 onwards, land owners, p 401
Marlborough Duke of, Axminster, 24 May 1650, probably born here, p 325
Martin family, Dartington, early 12 century, land owners, p 381
Martin Elizabeth, Kenton, 1695, church monument to, p 419
Martin family, Exeter,, merchants, p 419
Martin Sir Nicholas of Oxton, Kenton, 1653, church monument to, p 419
Martin Sarah, Yealmpton, 1805, wrote the Mother Hubbard rhymes here, p 520
Marwood family, Widworthy,, local family, p 516
Marwood John, Honiton, 1619, physician built house, p 412
Marwood Thomas, Honiton, d1617, famous doctor father of John, p 412
Massingham H. J.,,, writer, p 345
Maton W. G.,, 1794, writer and traveller, p 116-118
Maud Countess of Devon, Burlescombe, 13 century, founded abbey, p 359
Maurice Prince,, circa 1643, royalist leader, p 196, 197, 374, 460
Maynard family, of Bovacott (Bradford), 1666-1668, church memorial to, p 342
Maynard Sir John, Maristow, 1602-1690, reopened silver mines at, p 136, 488
Mayne Cuthbert, Barnstaple, circa 1550, Catholic missionary born near, p 236, 414
Mayne Jasper, Hatherleigh, 1604-1672, chaplain to Charles II born at, p 407
Meardon family, Hatherleigh,, local family, p 407
Medland family, Hatherleigh,, local family, p 407
Merton Walter de, Merton,, founder of the Oxford college born here, p 434
Mildmay, Totnes, 1906, Conservative MP survived defeat, p 190
Milemead family, Tavistock, 1186, freeholders, p 76
Millais Sir John, Budleigh Salterton, circa 1870, lived for a time at, p 358
Milles Dean, Exeter, circa 1755, writer, p 66, 97, 129
Milne Oswald, Brixham, 1925-1926, built house at Coleton Fishacre, p 351
Modyford Lady, Buckland Monachorum, 1702,, p 356
Mohun family, Luppitt,, land owners, p 426
Mohun Eleanor, Stoke Fleming, circa 1300, church effigy, p 481
Mohun Lady Eleanor - See Lady Willington
Mohun Reginald, Axminster, 1246, donated land to abbey, p 324
Molis Nicholas de, Kingskerswell, 1238, lord of, p 78
Monk family, Merton, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 79, 82, 193, 434
Monk General, Landcross, 11 December 1608, baptised here on, p 422, 434, 467
Montacute Sir Simon de, Luppitt, 1308, built an Oratory, p 228
Moores family of Upcott, Cheriton Fitzpaine,, floor-slab memorials to, p 364
Moore George, Cullompton, d1711, last of the line, p 381
Moore Robert, Hawkchurch, 1593, pos house builder, p 407
Moore-Stevens J. C.,,1889, member of Court of Quarter Sessions defeated in, p 194
Mooringe [Morwen] family, Whitchurch, circa early 14 century onwards, land owners, p 514
More Hannah, Dunchideock,, wrote epitaph to general Lawrence, p 391
Morice Sir William, Werrington, 1651, estate owner, p 513
Morley Lord,, 1854, leader of railway building consortium, p 163
Morrice Nicholas,, circa 1690, quarry owner, p 267
Morris William,, circa 1880, father owned shares in Devon Great Consoles, p 139, 488
Morse William, Lauton, 1555,, p 235
Morshead Colonel Anderson-,, 27 May 1918, last stand of the 2nd Devons at Bois des Buttes, p 199
Motbert, Kelly, 1086, land owner, p 417
Mount Edgcumbe family, Milton Abbot,, land owners, p 435
Mount Edgcumbe Lord, Plymouth Dock,, employed Sir Joshua Reynold's, p 287
Mountjoy William Lord, Bere Alston, 16 century, lord of town, p 180
Mozley Rev. Thomas, Plymtree, 1868-1880, rector of, p 464
Muden Peter, Butterleigh, 1600, Dutch doctor married a Courtenay daughter in, p 359
Mudge Zachariah, Plymouth, 1731, vicar of St. Andrew's from, p 256, 456
Narborough Lady, Wembury, 1658-1678, memorial to daughter of Josias Calmady, p 512
Nash John,, early 19 century, builder, p 278, 386, 481
Neale, Dartmouth, cica 1620s, merchant, p 182
Nelson Lady, Exmouth and Littleham, d1831, lived in town, p 255, 396, 424
Newcomen Elias, Stoke Fleming, 1614, great-grandfather of Thomas, p 481
Newcomen Thomas, Dartmouth, 1663-1729, developed industrial steam engine, p 386, 481
Newman John, Dartmouth, 1640, merchant, p 385
Newman Mary, Plymouth,1569, married Sir Francis Drake, p 460
Newman Mr., Mamhead, 1823, bought estate, p 431
Newman Sir Ralph, Dartmouth,, 5th bart. of Mamhead and Blackpool, p 385
Newnes Sir George, Lynton,, publisher lived in the town for many years, p 430
Nicholson William, Plymouth, 1781-1844, artist, p 288
Nonant family, Brixham,, land owners, p 350
Nonant Guy de, Totnes, 1130, obtained grant for fair at, p 506
Nonant Sir Roger de, Broad Clyst, died circa 1330-1340, church effigy of, p 352
Norris family, North Huish,, ancient local family, p 413
Northcote family, Crediton, 16 century, cloth merchants, p 126, 378, 389, 443, 510, 511
Northcote Sir Henry, Upton Pyne, early 18 century, married heirress to manor of, p 510
Northcote James, Plymouth, 1746-1831, artist, p 286-288, 462
Northcote John, Crediton,, serge merchant, p 126
Northcote John of Hayne, Newton St. Cyres, 1570-1632, grandson of Walter son of John, p126, 443
Northcote Walter, Crediton,, serge merchant, p 126
Northcote Sir Stafford, East Down, 1818-1887, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, p 389, 414, 462
Northmore John, Okehampton, 1685, under-sheriff of Devon, p 254, 447
Northumberland Duke of, Werrington, 1775, bought estate, p 513
Nunna King, Sussex, 710, king of, p 44
Nutcombe family, of Nutcombe [Clayhangar], 13-19 century, land owners, p 369
Nutcombe Richard, of Nutcombe [Clayhangar], 1666-1736, sheriff of Devon, p 369
Odda, Countisbury, 878, ealdorman, p 52, 377
Ogilby,, 1675, catalogued Devon roads in, p 146, 155, 445
Ordulf, Tavistock, circa 977, founded abbey at, p 53, 406
Orlando Peter, Sidmouth, 1877, local historian, p xvi
Osmond Christopher, Clawton, 1631, mural monument to, p 369
Oxenham family, South Tawton, until 19 century, land owners, p 491
Oxenham John, Plymouth,,, p 206
Packer James, Groton USA, early 18 century, farmer neighbour of John Davie, p 207
Palk Sir Lawrence, Torquay, 1828, enlarged and partly rebuilt the Royal Hotel, p 120, 500
Palk Sir Robert, Dunchideock, circa 1770, made a fortune in India, p 391, 417, 502
Palk Dr. Walter,, November 1796, election dinner expenses, p 185, 186
Palmer John, Great Torrington, 1752, husband of Mary Reynolds, p 503
Palmerston Lord, Tiverton, d1865, MP of , p 495
Parker family, North Molton,, owned and lived at Court House, p 438
Parker family, Saltram,, land owners, p 288, 367, 463
Parker John, Saltram, circa 1750-1768, had house built at, p 463
Parker John [the younger], Saltram, 1768, succeeded to, p 288
Parker Lady Catherine, Saltram, circa 1730, friend of the Reynolds family, p 288
Parker Thomas, North Molton, 1523, merchant, p 110
Parminter Misses, Withycombe Raleigh, 1795, had a unique house built, p 517
Parrys John, Northlew, circa 1540s, craftsman, p 272
Patch John sen., Exeter, circa 1700, painted by William Gandy, p 287
Patey Andrew of Exeter, Teignmouth, 1826, built Assembly Rooms, p 492
Patmore Coventry, Tavistock, 1853, writer, p 139
Patteson John Coleridge, Feniton,1827-1871, first missionary bishop of Melanesia, p 397
Patteson Sir John, Feniton, d1861, judge and father of John, p 397
Payne William, Exeter,, artist, p 290
Paynter John, Plymouth, 1523, merchant, p 109
Peard Anthony, Marwood, 1652, church monument to, p 433
Peard Oliver, Tiverton, 1744-1764, MP, p 186
Peard William, Marwood, 1652, church monument to, p 433
Pearson J. L., Atherington, 1884, church screen restorer, p 324, 382
Pedell Margery,, 1598, hung for cutting a purse, p 251
Peek Sir H. W., Combpyne, 1872, rebuilt church at Rousdon, p 375
Peek Richard, Loddiswell, circa 1830, former London businessman retired to, p 425
Pellew Sir Edward [first Viscount Exmouth], Christow, 1757-1833, naval commander and land owner, p 366
Pender John, Totnes, 1866, corrupt Liberal MP unseated, p 188
Pengelly Francis, Whitchurch, 1722, church monument to, p 514
Periam William, Exeter, 1523, merchant, p 135
Periam Sir William, Crediton, 1535-1605, lawyer, p 79, 192, 379, 476
Petre family, Axminster, circa 1537, land owners, p 83, 324
Petre Sir John, Cullompton, 1603, built house, p 380
Petre Otho of Bowhay, Exminster,, monument to, p 395
Petre Sir William, Tor Newton, ?1505-1572, land owner, p 347, 354, 476, 499
Petre Lord, Shute, 1787, sold estate, p 476
Petre [17th Lord], Torbryan,, land owner, p 499
Phillpotts Henry, Exeter, 1778-1869, bishop of, p 240, 241, 274, 344, 502
Phillpotts Eden, Dartmoor, 20 century, poet, p 285
Pindar Peter - See John Wolcot
Pine family,, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75
Pine Edward, East Down, 1663, monument to, p 389
Pococke Dr. Richard,, 1750, writer and traveller, p 115, 117
Poke Robert, Thorverton, 1511, mason, p 262
Pole family, Colyton,, chapel in church at, p 374
Pole Elizabeth, Colyton, 17 century, monument to, p 374
Pole Sir Courtenay, Farway, 1660, land owner, p 92
Pole Sir John, Colyton, d1658, monument to, p 187, 374
Pole Sir John (Bart.), Shute, 1787, bought estate at, p 476
Pole William, Colyton, 17 century, lawyer and county's first historian, p 74, 76, 187, 193
Pole William, Shute, d1587, tenant at, p 476
Pole Sir William, Colyton, d1653, land owner, p 86, 187, 193, 374,
Pole Sir William, Shute, d1741, church statue of, p 476
Pollard family, Horwood,12 century onwards, gentry, p 78, 236, 413, 470, 520
Pollard Sir Amyas, Abbots Bickington, 1701, church monument to, p 317
Pollard Elinor, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1430, wife of John Pollard, p 470
Pollard Emma, Horwood, circa 1400, wife of John Pollard, p 413
Pollard Hugh,, 1588, sheriff of county in, p 193
Pollard Sir Hugh, King's Nympton, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86, 389
Pollard John, Horwood, circa 1400, built church aisle, p 413, 470
Pollard Sir Lewis, Bishop's Nympton, circa 1465-1540, lawyer, p 79, 338, 420
Pollard Richard, Yarnscombe,, land owner, p 520
Pollard Richard, Combe Martin, 1537, bought manor and borough of, p 137
Pollard Thomas, Abbots Bickington, 1710, son of Sir Amyas, p 317
Pollexfen family, Yealmpton, 17 century, land owners, p 520
Poltimore Lord,, 1837, land owner, p 88
Polwhele Richard,, 18 century, county topographer, p 74, 117, 137, 138, 397, 419, 437, 439, 463, 498
Pomeray Richard, Totnes, 1523, merchant, p 109
Pomerai family, and Bridestowe, circa 12 century, possibly built a castle at, p 348
Pomerai Henry de la, Clyst St. George, 12 century, made land grant, p 371
Pomeroy family, Berry Pomeroy,11 century onwards, gentry, p 76, 333, 350, 507
Pomeroy Henry de la, Stockleigh Pomeroy, 1270, land owner, p 78
Pomeroy Sir Richard, Berry Pomeroy, d 1496, rebuilt church, p 333
Pomeroy Roger of Sandridge, Stoke Gabriel, 1660, church tablet to the wife of, p 481
Popham family, Lynton, circa 17 century, land owners, p 430
Poppler John, London and Combe Martin, 1587, a lapidary, p 137
Portman Elizabeth, Holcombe Rogus, 17 century, wife of Sir John Bluett, p 411
Portsmouth Earl of,, circa 1873, wealthy land owner, p 88
Potter family, Newton and Noss,, local family, p 443
Powlett Lady Catherine, Saltram,, wife of John Parker, p 463
Pownall Capt. Philemon, Ashprington, d1780, church monument to, p 322
Pownde John, Plymouth, 1523, merchant, p 109
Poyntz Edward, Bittadon, 1691, mural monuments to, p 339
Pratt family, Plymtree,, ancesters of Earl Camden, p 464
Preston Richard Q.C., Chulmleigh,1768-1850, landed lawyer, p 79
Prideaux family, Holsworthy, 17 century, land owners, p 135, 412, 436, 483
Prideaux Agnes, Nutwell, circa 1577, wife of John (1577), p 404
Prideaux Sir Edmund, Farway, 1554-1629, lawyer, p 79, 85, 86, 193, 397
Prideaux Edmund, Farway, 1601-59, lawyer/politician and second son of Sir Edmund, p 85, 86, 193
Prideaux Edmund, Farway, 1618-1643, pos grandson of Sir Edmund, p 397
Prideaux John, Nutwell, 1557, King's and Queen's Sergeant, p 250, 404
Prideaux John, Harford, 1578-1650, academic and bishop, p 404
Prideaux Richard, Tavistock, 1523, merchant, p 109
Prince John, Berry Pomeroy, b1643, author and vicar of [1681-1723], p 85, 325, 333, 334, 338
Prout J. S., Exeter,, artist, p 290
Prout Samuel, Plymouth, 1783-1852, artist, p 257, 286, 289
Prout S., Plymouth, 1823, father of Samuel Prout, p 289
Prouz Sir Hugh, Widworthy, circa 1340, recumbent effigy of, p 516
Prouz Sir William, Lustleigh, 1329, church effigy of, p 427
Proux John, Chagford, 1664, mural monument to, p 361
Prust family, Hartland, circa 1522, merchants, p 82, 519
Prynne G. H. F., Exmouth, circa 1905, architect, p 396
Pugin A. W., Dittisham,, various ornate work in church, p 388
Putt family, Gittisham,, church monuments to, p 401
Putt Sir Thomas, Gittisham, 1686, church marble monument to, p 401
Putt Thomas, Gittisham, 1722-1787, barrister and apple grower, p 401
Pym John, Tavistock, circa 1620s, MP, p 182
Pyncombe Gertrude, Poughill, 18 century, benefactor, p 248
Pyne family, Upton Pyne,, held the manor of for 10 generations, p 510
Pynsent John, Chudleigh, 1668, grammar school founder, p 367
Quartly family, Molland, 1703, tenant farmers and cattle breeders, p 91, 92, 98, 436
Quartly Francis, Molland, 1793-1836, son of James, p 98
Quartly Henry, Molland, 18 century, son of James, p 98
Quartly James, Molland, b1720, tenant farmer and cattle breeder, p 98
Quartly James, West Molland, tenant farmer and nephew of francis, p 98
Quartly John, Molland, circa 1850s, tenant farmer nephew of Francis, p 98
Quartly William, Molland, 18 century, son of James, p 98
Quicke family, Kennerleigh, 16 century, farmers, p 80, 443
Radford Nicholas, Cheriton Fitzpaine, 1455, murdered lawyer, p 364
Radford Mr Ralegh,, 20 century, local historian, p xvii
Raeda, Radworthy, 11 century, farmer, p 55
Ralegh family, and Barnstaple,12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 106, 325,
Ralegh Sir Walter, Hayes Barton near East Budleigh, c1552, born at, p 193, 206-208, 210, 268, 357
Ralegh Walter, Fardel, circa 1552, Sir Walter's father, p 206
Ralegh Sir Wimond, Axminster,, grandfather of Sir Walter, p 325
Raleigh family, Smallridge and Cornwood, 14 century, land owners, p 375, 377, 517
Raleigh Carew, Cornwood,, land owner son of Sir Walter, p377
Rashleigh family, Wembworthy, 13 century onwards, local family, p 513
Rashleigh John of Menabilly, Kenton, 1651, church monument to, p 419
Rattenbury Jack, Beer, b1778, notable smuggler, p 331
Rawdon General, Lynton, early 19 century, tower builder, p 430
Rayer Rev. W., Holcombe Rogus, 1858, bought estate from Bluetts, p 410
Read Herbert, Exeter, 20 century, church restorer, p 353, 393, 419
Reddaway family, Sampford Courtenay, 13 century onwards, land owners, p 88, 89, 472
Reddaway Thomas, Sampford Courtenay, 1837, land owner, p 89
Redman Bishop,, 1494, rode from Torre Abbey to London in four days, p 148
Redvers Baldwin de, Topsham, 1141, Earl of Devon son of Richard, p 216, 223, 462, 495, 497
Redvers Richard de, Plympton and Tiverton, circa 1107, land owner, p 461, 462, 495, 497
Reeve Isabell, Crediton, September 1591, plague victim, p 171
Reichel,, circa 1086, local scholar, p 54
Rennell Major James, Upcott [Chudleigh], 1742-1830, geographer, p 367
Rennie Sir John, Dawlish and Plymouth, 1812-1840, civil engineer, p 210, 278, 279, 387, 456, 459, 460
Repton G. S.,, early 19 century, architect, p 278, 520
Reynell family, Sherford, 1592, land owners, p 193, 475
Reynell Agnes, Ogwell, 16 century, wife of Richard, p 446
Reynell Lucy, Newton Abbot, circa 1633, wife of Sir Richard, p 442
Reynell Richard, Ogwell, d1585, Sheriff of Devon, p 446
Reynell Richard of Creedy Wiger, Upton Helions, d1631, church monument to him and his wife Mary, p 510
Reynell Sir Richard of Ford, Newton Abbot, 1633, church memorial to, p 442
Reynolds Elizabeth, Great Torrington, 18 century, sister of Sir Joshua, p 503
Reynolds Dr. John, Pinhoe, 1549-1607, Puritan champion, p 237, 453
Reynolds Sir Joshua, Plympton, 18 century, painter, p 249, 256, 286-288, 458, 462, 463, 467, 503
Reynolds Mary, Great Torrington, 18 century, sister of Sir Joshua, p 503
Reynolds Stephen, Sidmouth, 1908, writer lived at, p 284, 478
Richards John, Sydenham Damerel, 1634, slate monument to, p 484
Richards Thomas, Tavistock, circa 1525, introduced printing to south west England, p 281
Richmond Margaret Beaufort,,, Countess of, p 509
Ridgeway John, Torquay, d1560, grandfather of Sir Thomas, p 501
Ridgeway Thomas, Torquay,, father of Sir Thomas, p 501, 502
Ridgeway Sir Thomas, Torquay, early 17 century, monument to his father Thomas and grandfather John, p 501
Risdon family, Parkham, 15 cent until 1760, land owners, p 450, 451
Risdon Joan, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1610, wife of William, p 470
Risdon Tristram,, 16 century, antiquary writer and traveller, p 148, 150, 213, 276, 328, 345, 348, 369, 401, 444, 470, 474, 477, 482, 484
Risdon William of Winscott, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1610, husband of Joan, p 470
Robertson of Pagan (Fitzpaine), Witheridge, 1248, Lord of, p 517
Rogers family, Cornwood, 17 century, land owners, p 376
Rogers P. H., Exeter,, artist, p 290
Rolle family, north Devon, circa 1537, land owners, p 83, 84, 88, 117,183, 216, 274, 278, 296, 331, 335, 365, 396, 517
Rolle Lord, Torrington,1823-1824, land owner and canal builder, p 74, 504
Rolle Dennis, Bicton, 1638, marble tomb in church at, p 335
Rolle George, Torrington, d1552, lawyer and land owner, p 84, 266, 276, 469
Rolle Henry, Petrockstowe, 16 century, husband of Margaret, p 452
Rolle Sir Henry, Bicton, 16 century, land owner husband of Anne Dennis, p 335
Rolle John of Stevenstone, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1570, church brass, p 470
Rolle Sir John,, d1706, land owner, p 86, 87
Rolle Lady, Withycombe Raleigh, 1864, had church built at, p 517
Rolle Margaret, Petrockstow, d1591, wife of Henry, p 452
Rolle Margaret, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1592, wife of John Rolle had ten children, p 470
Rolle Hon Mark, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 1873, land owner, p 88, 469, 470
Rolle Samuel, Petrockstowe, 1679-1701, MP, p 183
Roope John, Dartmouth, 1609, merchant, p 385
Roos Alice de, Tiverton, 13 century, benefactor, p 245
Routleigh George, Lydford,, local watchmaker buried in, p 428
Rowe family, Kingston, 16 century, land owners, p 236, 237
Rowe John, Staverton, 1744, rebuilt Kingston House after a fire in, p 480
Rowse Mr. A. L., Cornwall, 20 century, writer and historian, p 234
Royel William, Churchstow, early medieval, land owner, p 368
Rudyard John, and London, 1709, architect of second Eddystone lighthouse, p 211, 461
Russell family, Tavistock, circa 1537, land owners, p 83, 84, 183, 189, 485, 486
Russell John [1st Baron], Tavistock, 1539, land owner, p 83, 84, 183, 234, 348, 371, 406, 435, 513
Ryder family, Tiverton, 1735, politicians, p 186
St. Aubyn J. P., Plymouth, mid 19th century, church designer, p 459
St. Aubyn Mauger, Georgeham, d1294, church effigy of, p 400
St. John Mary, Tawstock, 1631, mural minument to, p 489
St. Leger Dame Anne, Annery near Bideford, circa 1522, land owner, p 82, 439
St. Leger Blanche, Shirwell, 15 century, daughter of William Bourchier, p 475
St. Leger Sir James, Annery near Bideford, circa 1522, husband of Dame Ann, p 82, 439
Sanders Englishe,, 1598, hung for receiving stolen goods, p 251
Sandridge family, Stoke Gabriel,, local family, p 481
Sainthill Peter, Bradninch, 1547, built manor house, p 343
Saunders Jacob, Tavistock, circa 1725, Presbyterian merchant, p 487
Saunders John Cunningham, Huish, b1773, famous eye surgeon, p 413
Savery family, Totnes, 1523, merchants and land owners, p 108, 180, 468
Savery Christopher, Shilston, 16 century, merchant, p 126
Savery Servington, Ugborough, 1850, squire, p 243
Saville Albany, Okehampton, circa 1820, bought the castle and manor of, p 447
Saxton,, 1575, produced early map of Devon, p 3, 445
Saye and Sele Lord, Lundy, 1656, owner of Lundy Island, p 426
Schenley E. W. H., Dartmouth, 1859, corrupt MP, p 185
Scobhull family, Coffinswell,, local family, p 371
Scott Sir Gilbert,,mid to late 19 century, church restorer, p 261, 329, 337, 387, 399, 482, 488, 496, 507
Seccombe family, Germansweek, 13 century onwards, land owners, p 88, 89, 400
Seccombe Roger, Germansweek, 1837, land owner, p 89
Sedding E. H,, 20 century, church restorer, p 442
Sedding J. D.,, 19 century, church restorer, p 337
Serridge Bernard, Washfield, 1624, made church screen in, p 511
Seymour family, Berry Pomeroy, 16 century onwards, landowners and politicians, p 183, 333
Seymour Sir Edward, Berry Pomeroy, circa 1650s, land owner, p 86,
Seymour Edward, Berry Pomeroy, d1593, eldest son of the Protector of Somerset, p 192, 333
Seymour Edward, Berry Pomeroy, d1613, son of above Edward, p 333
Seymour Sir Edward, Berry Pomeroy, 1688, 3rd bart., p 333
Seymour Sir Edward, Berry Pomeroy, 1633-1708, 4th bart., p 333
Shapcote family, Knowstone, 13 century onwards, land owners, p 76, 422
Shapcote Philip, Knowstone, 1690, mural monument to, p 421
Shapton William, Thorverton, circa 1650, questioned honesty of women in, p 251
Sharland George, Cruwys Morchard, 1831, married heiress Harriet Cruwys, p 380
Sharp Cecil, Oxford, 19 century, folk song collector, p 423
Shaw Norman, Flete, circa 1878, remodelled house at, p 278, 409
Shelley Percy B., Lynmouth, 1812, spent ten weeks at, p 285, 430
Shepherd George,, early 19 century, artist, p 291
Sherman family, Ottery St. Mary,, local family, p 449
Shillimgford John, Exeter, 1448, Mayor of, p 148
Shilston William, Upcott (Broadwoodwidger), 16 century, mutilated effigy, p 354
Shute John, Cullompton, circa early 16 century, portrait artist, p 286
Sibthorpe Humphrey, Instow, 1797, botany academic, p 416
Sibthorpe John, Instow,, son of Humphrey, p 416
Simcoe Mrs, Dunkeswell, 1842, had seven daughters, 391
Skinner Vincent, Barnstaple, 1572, lawyer and MP, p 180
Skippon William, Tawsock,, mural monument to, p 490
Slade family, Cornwood, 13 century, land owners, p 376
Slanning family,,1500s onwards, land owners and politicians, p 181, 334
Slanning Gamaliel, Bickleigh, 1599, died in duel, p 334
Slanning Sir Nicholas, Bickleigh, d26 July 1643, at seige of Bristol son of Gamaliel, p 334, 435
Slee George, Tiverton, 1610, provided almshouse, p 245, 496
Smeaton John,, 1759, builder of 3rd Eddystone lighthouse, p 211, 461
Smyth Major Carmichael, Larkbeare, early 19 century, Thackeray's stepfather, p 284
Smyth Thomas, Woodleigh, 1492-1527, rector of, p 518
Sokespitch (Suckbitch) family, Marsh Barton, circa 1190, farmers, p 71, 371
Somerset Edward Seymour,,, Duke of, p 333
Southcomb family, King's Nympton and Rose Ash, 1675-1948, painted ceiling memorial to rectors of, p 420, 469
Southcomb Rev. Lewis, South Molton, 1730, built a chapel in, p 439
Southcote Walter, Bridford, 1508-1550, rector of, p 349
Southcott family, Luppitt, 16 century, land owners, p 426, 516
Southcott George, Calverleigh, 1654, floor slab to, p 360
Southcott Joanna, Gittisham,, born on a farm at, p 401
Southcott Thomas of Dulshayes, Kilmington, 1735, church monument to, p 419
Sparke John, Plymouth, 16 century, merchant, p 114
Sparke Sir Jonathan, Plymouth, circa 1669, grandson of John Sparke, p 114
Sparrow, Exeter, circa 1671, bishop of, p 367
Speccott family, Merton, from the 12 to 17 century, gentry, p 75
Specott Lady Elizabeth, Thirnbury, 17 century, wife of Sir John, p 493
Specott Sir John, Thornbury, d1641, altar tomb of, p 493
Speke family,, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75
Spreat William, Exeter, circa 1850, bookseller and artist, p 292
Squier Hugh, South Molton, 1625-1710, town benefactor, p 438
Stafford family, Dolton, 1589-1835, local family, p 388, 389
Stafford, Exeter, 1395-1421, bishop of, p 228, 352, 391
Stafford John, Dolton, 1581, initials on church bench-end, p 388
Stanhope [3rd Earl],, circa 1819, canal financier, p 158
Stapledon Sir Richard de, Milton Damerel, 14 century, a King's Bench judge, p 228
Stapledon Walter de, Exeter, 1261-1326, bishop of , p 227, 247, 249, 321, 329, 338, 348, 359, 366, 375, 439, 465, 480, 481, 488, 500, 509
Staplehill Gilbert, Dartmouth, 1637, church brass memorial to, p 386
Staplehill Hugh, Trusham, 1583, monument to him and his family, p 508
Stevens Francis, Exeter,, artist, p 290
Stone John, Sidbury, d1617, freemason pos father of Nicholas, p 477
Stone Nicholas, Woodbury, 1586-1647, stone mason, p 293, 335, 447
Stooke John, Trusham, 1697, monument/portrait of him and his wife, p 508
Stowell Sir John, Torquay, 1653, bought Abbey site, p 502
Stowford Sir John, West Down, circa 1290-1372, sergeant-at-law, p 390
Strachleigh William, Ermington, 1583, brass effigy to, p 393
Street G. E.,, 19 century, church builder/restorer, p 274, 321, 413, 502
Strobridge family, Colyton, 1523, merchants, p 109
Strode family, Plympton, 1500s onwards, land owners and politicians, p 181, 192, 237, 393, 462, 463
Strode Richard, Plympton, 1512, MP, p 134
Strode Sir William, Bere Alston, circa 1620s, MP, p 182, 237
Stucley family,, circa 1522, land owners, p 82, 192, 519
Stukeley William,,, writer and traveller, p 116
Sully Sir John, Crediton, 1387, monument to, p 379, 414
Swete Rev. John, Kenton, 1789, built house at, p 419
Symon John, Stoke-in-Teignhead, d1497, parish rector, p 482
Symonds Richard, Chardstock, circa 1610, landowner, p 362
Takell John, Honiton, d1529, rebuilt church chancel, p 412
Tanner Henry,, 1848, wrote prize winning essay on Devon farming, p 99
Tanner Dr. Thomas, Exeter,,, p 281
Taylor Sir Robert, Ashprington, circa 1770, designed Sharpham house, p 322
Temple Frederick, Culmstock, 1821-1902, became Archbishop of Canterbury, p 381, 496
Temple William Johnstone, Mamhead, 1766-1777, Grandfather of Archbishop and rector of during, p 431
Templer George, Stover, 1794, financed canal building, p 156, 492
Terrell James, Exeter, 1827, started the Exeter Weekly Times, p 282
Thackeray W. M., Larkbeare, 1825-28, writer, p 284, 448, 514
Thorn John, Chagford, circa 1853, son of Richard and parish clerk of, p xx
Thorn Richard, Chagford, 1776-1853, parish clerk of, p xx
Thorne Robert atte, Chagford, 1332, farmer, p xx
Tomkins P. W.,, 1759-1820, artist, p 291
Toplady Rev. Augustus, Broadhembury, 1768-78, vicar of wrote hymn Rock of Ages, p 353
Torr Cecil, Wreyland,, author, p 268, 427
Toutsaints family, Buckland Tout Saints, 1238, land owners, p 357
Towgood Michaiah, Crediton, 1737-1749, Presbyterian minister from, p 379
Towne Francis, Exeter, d1816, artist, p 286, 290
Townsend Mr James, Abingdon Oxfordshire, 1914, newspaper writer, p xii
Tracy family, Crediton, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 77, 78
Tracy William de, Crediton, 1166, land owner, p 78
Tracey Henry de, Bovey Tracey, circa 1259, obtained a grant, p 340, 341
Tracey Sir Humphrey, Bovey Tracey and Stanway Glos., circa 1650s, land owner, p 86
Tracey William de, Mortehoe, d1322, rector, p 441
Traies William, Crediton and Exeter, 1789-1872, artist, p 290
Treby family, Plympton, 1670s onwards, parliamentary controllers of, p 181, 520
Treby George, Plympton, 1720, son of sir George, p 462
Treby Sir George, Plympton, 1700, Lord Chief Justice, p 462
Trefusis family, Chittlehampton,,, p 365
Tremayne family, Collacombe, circa 1522, land owners, p 237, 276, 365, 422, 433, 513
Tremayne Elizabeth, Collacombe, 1665, married Baldwin Acland, p 365
Tremayne Richard,, 16 century, treasurer, p 236
Treville Richard, Plymouth, 16 century, merchant, p 455
Trevelyan family, Yarnscombe, circa 1522, land owners, p 82, 365, 520
Trollope Anthony, Tavistock, circa 1850, stayed at, p 138, 139
Trychay Christopher, Sampford Courtenay, 1520-1573, vicar of, p 235, 236
Tucker Benedictus Marwood, Kilmington, 1763, sheriff of Devon in, p 419
Tuckett Mrs, Dunsford, 1843, farmer, p 252
Tuckfield family, Crediton, 16 century, cloth merchants, p 378, 379, 494
Tuckfield Elizabeth, Crediton,, wife of Thomas, p 379
Tuckfield John, Crediton, 1555-1630, monument to, p 379
Tuckfield Margaret, Thorverton, 1710, benefactor, p 246
Tuckfield Thomas, Crediton,, son of John, p 379
Turberville Bishop, Exeter, circa 1559, last Catholic bishop, p 236
Turberville Gilbert de, South Molton, circa 1150-1170, created borough of, p 438
Turberville Katherine, Cadeleigh, circa 17 century, Sir Simon Leach's second wife who had 9 children, p 360
Turner J. M. W.,, 1775-1851, artist visitor, p 291, 438
Turner John, Barnstaple, 1811, Master of the Poor House and uncle of JMW Turner, p 291
Turner Price, Exeter, circa 1811, saddler uncle of JMW Turner, p 291
Tyrell Edward, Tiverton, 19 century, emmigrated to Natal, p 175
Tyrwhitt Sir Thomas, Plymouth, circa 1819, early railway advocate, p 158, 159 429
Ulf, Knowstone, pre-1066, landowner, p 76, 77, 350
Upcott family, Cheriton Fitzpaine, up to early 15 century, land owners, p 364
Upham J. W., Exeter,, artist, 290
Upton John, Brixham, 1687, of Lupton church memorial to, 351
Urith Saint, Chittlehampton, circa 8 century, murdered in, p 364, 483
Valletort family, and Brixham,12 century onwards, gentry, p 77, 350, 455
Vening Philip, Buckland Brewer, 1658, monument to, p 355
Vernon William de, Honiton and Tiverton, circa 1194 and 1217, 5th earl of Devon founded borough at, p 75, 412, 461, 495
Veysey, Exeter, circa 1525, bishop of, p 263, 366
Vinnicombe George, Sidmouth, 19 century, Natal's first organ-builder born at, p 175
Vivian,,, writer, p 79
Vokins C., Okehampton, 1820-1822, house builder, p 447
Wadham family, Knowstone, 13 century onwards, land owners pos descended from Ulf, p 76
Wadham Sir John, Branscombe, 14 century, lawyer, p 344
Wadham Nicholas, Branscombe,, founder of an Oxford college, p 345
Waldron John, Tiverton, 1577, provided almshouse, p 245, 495, 496
Walker Dr. John, Upton Pyne, 1720-1747, rector of, p 511
Waller Sir Hardress, Powderham, 1646, civil war soldier, p 466
Walrond, Tiverton, 1906, Conservative MP survived defeat, p 190
Walrond family, Bradfield and Bovey near Beer, 16 century, ancient family, p 276, 297, 331, 508
Walrond Sir William, Uffculme, 1663, monument to, p 508
Walter, Tavistock, 1155-1168, abbot of, p 485
Waltham Richard, Kenn, d1637, church mural monument to, p 417
Ward Bishop Seth,, 1664, consecrated Charles Church, p 458
Waterman Emma, Instow,, wife of Richard, p 416
Waterman Richard, Instow, 1547, added church aisle in, p 416
Way family, St. Giles-In-The-Wood, 13 century, land owners, p 470
Webb Sir Aston, Dartmouth, 1902-1905, built Royal Naval College, p 385
Welshe James, Alverdiscott, 1639, father of James, p 318
Welshe Thomas, Alverdiscott, , son of James, p 318
Wesley Charles,, 1743, John's brother and hymn writer, p 239
Wesley John,, 1743, methodist preacher, p 239, 240
Wesley Samuel Sebastian, Exeter, 1810-1876, grandson of Charles and composer, p 292, 488
Westcote Thomas, West Raddon, b1567, minor gentry, p 80, 85, 127, 132, 133, 136, 137, 141, 213, 276, 354, 368, 445, 476
Westcott family, Bridford, 13-18 century, peasant freeholders, p 349
Weston John, Exeter, 18 century, monument maker, p 514
Westover William, Colyton, d1614, church monument to, p 374
Whale,, circa 1086, local scholar, p 54
Whiddon Sir John, Chagford, d1575, monument to, p 361
White Gilbert, East Allington,, once preached in church, p 318
Whitfield Baldwin,, circa 1635, prisoner, p 252
Whitlocke John, Woolfardisworthy, 1750, church monument to, p 519
Whitty Thomas, Axminster, 1755, carpet manufacturer, p 142
Whyddon Sir John, Chagford, 1553, Queen's Bench judge, p 250
Whytinge family, Kentisbeare, 14-16 century, land owners, p 82, 418
Whytyng Anne, Kentisbeare,, wife of John, p 418
Whytyng John, Kentisbeare, d1530, church altar-tomb, p 418
Wichehalse Hugh, Lynton, 1628, moved to town from Barnstaple because of the plague, p 430
Wightwick George, Plymouth, circa 1850s, partner of Foulston, p 459
Wilford family, Exeter,, merchants, p 419
Willett John, Abbotsham, 1736, church monument to, p 317
William baron of, Torrington, circa 1135-1194, gave land, p 503
Williams John, Bery, 1551, p 235
Williams Samuel, Winkleigh, 19 century, emmigrated to Natal, p 175
Williams T. H., Exeter, 1828, artist, p 290
Williams Thomas, Stowford, d1566, Speaker of the House of Commons born at, p 250, 404
Williams William, Tavistock, 1539, monk at, p 281
Williamson Henry, north Devon, 20 century, writer, p 285
Willington Sir Ralph, Atherington, d1349, church effigy, p 323
Willington Lady Eleanor [Mohun], Atherington, 14 century, wife of Sir Ralph, p 323
Wills William John, Totnes, 1834-1861, native of, p 507
Wilson Richard, Okehampton, 1 August 1771, visited on, p 290, 291
Winchester William Marquess of, Bere Alston, 16 century, lord of town, p 180
Winfrith - See Boniface Saint
Winstanley Henry,, d 27 November 1703, 1st Eddystone lighthouse builder, p 211, 461
Wise family of Woolston, Loddiswell, church memorials to, p 425
Wise Sir Edward, Marystow, circa 1656, remodelled interior of the house, p 433
Wise Sir Thomas, Marystow, 1613, house built by, p 433
Wolcot John, Kingsbridge, 1738-1819, satirist and poet, p 419
Wolston Mr. R. W., Brixham, 1868, railway advocate, p 164
Wood family, Thrushelton, 16 to 18 century, local family, p 494
Woolton John, Exeter, 1592, Bishop of, p 192
Woodyer Henry,, 19 century, architect/designer, p 341, 492
Worth family,, 12 century onwards, gentry, p 75, 88, 511
Worth Mr. Hansford,, 20 century, writer and historian, p 133, 134, 146, 265, 515
Wotton John, Totnes, 1546, merchant, p 84
Wotton Mary, Kentisbeare,, tomb of, p 418
Wotton William, Harberton, 1546, clothier, p 84
Wrey Sir Bourchier, Tawstock, 1787, rebuilt house at, p 489, 490
Wright J. M.,,, artist, p 467
Wyatt James, Powderham,, remodelled interior of castle at, p 466
Wyatville Sir Jeffry,, 1810, designed Endsleigh House, p 435, 483
Wydeslade [Wynslade] family, East Putsford, circa 1522, land owners, p 82, 467
Wyke John, South Tawton, 1592, monument and effigy to, p 491
Wynslade John, East Putford, 1549, father of William, p 467
Wynslade William, East Putsford, 1549, son of John, p 467
Wyse Constance, Tavistock, 1445, widow of John, p 486
Wyse John, Tavistock, circa 15 century, husband of Constance, p 488
Yarde family,, 17 century, land owners, p 237
Yarde John, Honiton Clyst, 1549, leader against rebels, p 370
Yarde Richard, Newton Abbot, circa 1419, land owner, p 442
Yeo family,, circa 1522, land owners, p 82
Yonge family, Berkshire and Newton and Noss, circa 1500, merchants, p 373, 443
Yonge Sir George, Honiton, circa 1800, 5th Baronet and MP, p 187
Yonge James, Newton and Noss, circa 1720, built house at Puslinch, p 443
Yonge John, Colyton,, eminent merchant, p 373
Yonge Walter, Colyton, 1579-1649, MP for Honiton, p 187, 373
Yonge Sir Walter, Talaton, circa 1688, had mansion built in, p 484
Young Arthur,, 1796, visited the Quartly farm, p 98
Zouche family, Highampton, 13 century, land owners, p 409

Brian Randell, 3 Feb 2001