Streton or Storton

Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries vol. 11, (1920-21), p. 194.


Sidney E. Dodderidge

Prepared by Michael Steer

The author, a relatively frequent contributor to the journal, attempts to locate the Streton or Storton in Devon, which was for many generations the seat of the Wescombe family. The note presents a list of successive generations of Wescombes and their alliances who resided in Devon. A footnote by the journal editors asserts that a place near Holsworthy named Stratton (in Donn's Map of Devon, 1765 is the likely location. 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. The copy of this rare book is held in the collection of Albert William Bryant Messenger, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Banton of Orton 194
Donn 194
Dynes, Sir John Knt 194
Farewell of Taunton 194
Giffard, Sir Thomas Knt 194
Hancock of Bardon 194
James I 194
Prideaux family 194
Stanton of Barrefield 194
Sterton of Farrington 194
Welforde of Coleforde 194
Wescombe, George Esq 194
Wescombe, George (2) Esq 194
Wescombe, George (3) Esq 194
Wescombe, James Esq 194
Wescombe, Robert 194
Wescombe, Robert Esq 194
Wescombe, Thomas Esq 194
Wescombe, Thomas (2) Esq 194
Wescombe, Sir Thomas Knt 194
Wescombe of Wescombe, family 194
Wescombe, William Esq 194
Wescombe, William (2) Esq 194
Yelverton of Yelverton 194