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Help and advice for Chardstock

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Archives and Libraries

  • The Chardstock Historical Record group have an online Web Museum which provides genealogical and local history records relating to Chardstock, Wambrook, and local settlements.


  • Tunstall, Joan & Parminter, H.M. Record of the inscriptions on the gravestones in Chardstock churchyard, 1971-72. (1972) 17p. [Westcountry Studies Library - 929.5/CHA/REC, SoG Library DE/M16]


Church Records

  • There are copies of the parish registers (christenings 1597-1947, marriages 1597-1987, and burials 1597-1864) at the Devon Record Office, the Dorset Record Office, and the Society of Genealogists
  • Entered into the IGI (as of Jan 1993): Parish Church Marriages 1597-1748.
  • Noble, Arthur H. The Parish Registers of Chardstock. Trans. Dev. Assoc. 100 (1968) pp.227-229.
  • Chardstock Marriages, 1813-1837. [Devon]: Devon Family History Society.
  • Chardstock Burials, 1813-1837. [Devon]: Devon Family History Society (2000).

Description and Travel

  • A description of Chardstock from the Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5 is available on the UK Genealogy Archives site

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Chardstock has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



  • Pulman, George P.R. The Book of the Axe. Bath: Kingsmead Reprints (1969) pp. 562 et seq. (Reprint of 3rd edition, 1875.) [Lookups]
  • Wood, P.J. and Carter, R.W. A History of the Parish of Chardstock, (1999). [DFHS Library 942.35/CHA] [ISBN 0953504103]

Land and Property


Names, Personal