"STOKEINTEIGNHEAD, or Stoke-in-Teign-head, is a small viIlage in a picturesque dell, about half a mi}e from the sea coast, one mile south of the estuary of Teign, and 4 miles E. of Newton Abbot. Its parish is one of the detached members of Wonford Hundred, and contains about 620 inhabitants, and 2250 acres of land, including the hamlets of Gabwell and Rocombe, and also part of Ringmore, a suburb of Shaldon, on the south side of the Teign, opposite the town of Teignmouth. . . . The Church (St. Andrew,) has a tower and four bells, and was repewed about 20 years ago." [From White's Devonshire Directory (1850)]
A parish in Wonford Hundred, the Archdeaconry and Diocese of Exeter.
This parish is one of the growing number of places for which the Devon Heritage website provides census or parish register transcriptions, articles, and/or illustrations, etc.
Ball, Nan S. Ball family of Stoke-in-Teignhead, Devon, England. Charleston: [Nan S.Ball] (1944) 30p: ill. [Includes pedigrees, 17-19th c.] [Westcountry Studies Library - p929.2/BAL]
Davis, Walter Goodwin. The Sealy brothers of the Isles of Shoals. New England Hist. & Gen. Reg. 85, 1931, pp. 74-79. [Raymond: Of Stokeinteignhead, 16-17th c., includes wills and parish register extracts.]
Davis, Walter Goodwin. Genealogical research in England: Cowes of Ipswich, Mass:, New England Hist. & Gen. Reg. 85, 1931, pp. 385-8. [Raymond: Cowes family of Stokeinteignhead, 17th c.]
Seavey, James I. The ancestry of Elisha Porter Seavey, 1838-1913. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Bros., 1958. [Of Stokeinteignhead and the United States, medieval-19th c.]