"PINHOE, a pleasant village and parish, 2½ miles N.E. of Exeter, contains 568 souls, and about 1930 acres of land, generally fertile, and rising in bold undulations. On Beacon Hill, a commanding eminence near the village, are several neat houses. In 1001, King Ethelred's army was defeated here, with great slaughter, by the Danes, who burnt Pinhoe, Broad-Clist, and other neighbouring villages. The manor was part of the royal demense, and is described in Domesday Book as containing thc vills or farms of Monkerton, Pinpound, Langaton, Herrington, and Wotton. It was successively held by the Vallibus, Multon, Strech, Cheney, Walgrave, Elwill, and other families. Lord Paltimore is now lord of the manor; but a great part of the soil belongs to Sir Frederick H.H. Bathhurst, Lee Hanning Lee, Esq., the Rev. W.H. Arundell, and a few smaller owners, mostly freeholders. The Church (St. Michael,) is an antique stone fabric, with an embattled tower, and four bells." [From White's Devonshire Directory (1850)]
A parish in Wonford Hundred, the Archdeaconry and Diocese of Exeter.
Harpley, W. Obituary notices: Frederic Sanders Pulling. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 25, (1893) pp.162-163. [Historian, 1853-1893]
Turner, Erica. Final Follow Up on the Australian Goldfields: Charlotte Perriam of Pinhoe, Devon Family Historian, vol. 115, (2005) pp.3-4.
Pinhoe - from J. Stabb. Some Old Devon Churches (London: 1908-16).
Parish Registers going back to 1561 are held in the Devon Record Office.
The Devon FHS publishes indexes covering (as of June 2004): Baptisms 1813-1839, Marriages 1754-1844, Burials 1813-1838 - for details see their book list.
Nothing entered into the IGI (as of Jan 1993).
The Miscellaneous Series of IHGS Parish Registers, The Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, 79-82 Northgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1BA.: CD-ROM (n.d.). [The Devon section of contains: Marriages: Berrynarber 1540-1783, Bridgerule 1702-1753, Chardstock 1597-1837, Challacombe 1599-1621 and 1673-1837, Farringdon 1620-1788, Lynton 1591-1837, Pinhoe 1687-1837, Plymouth 1653-1674, Plymstock 1591-1812, Rewe 1686-1836, Witheridge 1646-1837.] [Also LDS Film 90711]
The Deanery of Aylesbeare: An index of baptisms, marriages and burials in the parishes of Aylesbeare, Bicton, Branscombe, Broadclyst, Clyst Honiton, Clyst St.George, Clyst St.Mary, Colaton Raleigh, East Budleigh, Farringdon, Harpford, Huxham, Littleham, Lympstone, Otterton, Ottery St. Mary, Pinhoe, Poltimore, Rockbeare, Salcombe Regis, Sidbury, Sidmouth, Sowton, Stoke Canon, Topsham, Venn Ottery, Whimple, Withycombe Raleigh and Woodbury. With photographs of the churches and extracts from White's Devonshire Directory 1850 and Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of England 1844, CD-ROM, Exeter, Devon FHS (2012). [Aylesbeare Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Bicton Bapt: 1813-1843, Mar: 1755-1835, Bur: 1813-1852, Bur: 1725-1845 (BTs); Branscombe Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1545-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Broadclyst Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Clyst Honiton Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1836, Bur: 1813-1837; Clyst St. George Bapt: 1813-1837, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Clyst St. Mary Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1756-1840, Bur: 1813-1837; Colaton Raleigh Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; East Budleigh Bapt: 1813-1841, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; East Budleigh Salem Chapel, Bur: 1832-1837; Farringdon Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1836, Bur: 1813-1852; Glenorchy Independent Exmouth, Bur: 1784-1818; Harpford Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1755-1837, Bur: 1809-1837; Huxham Bapt: 1813-1852, Mar: 1758-1836, Bur: 1813-1864; Littleham (near Exmouth) Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Lympstone Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1836, Bur: 1813-1837; Otterton Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Ottery St. Mary Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Pinhoe Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1844, Bur: 1813-1838; Poltimore Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1800-1837; Rockbeare Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Salcombe Regis Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Sidbury Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1830, Bur: 1813-1837; Sidmouth Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Sowton Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1800-1837; Stoke Canon Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Topsham Bapt: 1813-1840, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Venn Ottery Bapt: 1813-1841, Mar: 1755-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Whimple Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1836, Bur: 1813-1837; Withycombe Raleigh Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1755-1837, Bur: 1813-1837; Woodbury Bapt: 1813-1839, Mar: 1754-1837, Bur: 1813-1837.]
Section on Pinhoe from Samuel Lewis: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831), provided by Mel Lockie.
Transcript of entry in White's Devonshire Directory of 1850.
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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Reynolds of Pinhoe and Exeter - an account by Richard Meredith, based on research by Dr John Jones.
Madge, Derek. Some Thoughts From A New Boy To Family History Research, Devon Family Historian, vol. 173, (2020) pp.22-23. [Madge Family]
The Reynolds family: their association with Pinhoe. Devon & Exeter Gazette (1911) 5p. [Westcountry Studies Library - px929.2/REY]
You can see the administrative areas in which Pinhoe has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Barber, Chips. Pinhoe of yesteryear. Pinhoe: Obelisk,1995, 32 pp. ISBN: 1899073159 (pbk).
Barber, Chips and Sally. Pinhoe of yesteryear. Part 2. Exeter: Obelisk Publications (1966) 32p: chiefly ill. [ISBN 1899073345]
Deere-Jones, Denys. Pinhoe as it used to was, Padstow, Tabb House (2000). [D&CRS Library: R PIN]
Granville, Roger. Pinhoe notes [1890?] 1 vol. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/PIN/0001/GRA]
Granville, Roger. Notes on Pinhoe. Manuscript [1900?] 3 vols. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/PIN/0001/GRA]
Granville, Roger. Notes on the parish of Pinhoe. Manuscript [1900?] 1 vol. [Westcountry Studies Library - sB/PIN/0001/GRA]
Harte, Walter J. Pinhoe: a short history. Exeter: A.H.Roberts (1952) 16p: ill. [Westcountry Studies Library - pB/EXE/0001/HAR]
Reichel, Oswald J. The vicar of Pinhoe and the Danish raid of 1001 A.D.: the story of the raid. Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries 11:5, (1921) pp.185-189. [Legend of reward to vicar examined] [Index]
Indenture dated 1783, between Sir Charles Warwick Bampfylde of Poltimore, and John Otten of Broadclist, concerning Stone Barton, Pinhoe, transcribed by Elizabeth Howard.
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