Magna Britannia: Volume 6, Devonshire

A general and parochial history of the county.

Magna Britannia. Originally published by T Cadell and W Davies, London, 1822.

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Daniel Lysons. Samuel Lysons, 'Magna Britannia', in Magna Britannia: Volume 6, Devonshire, (London, 1822). British History Online [accessed 19 May 2024].

Daniel Lysons. Samuel Lysons. "Magna Britannia", in Magna Britannia: Volume 6, Devonshire, (London, 1822). British History Online, accessed May 19, 2024,

Lysons, Daniel. Lysons, Samuel. "Magna Britannia", in Magna Britannia: Volume 6, Devonshire, (London, 1822), British History Online. Web. 19 May 2024,

Table of Contents

Title Page(s)
General history: Etymology and historical events v-xx
General history: Civil and ecclesiastical division of the county xx-xxxi
General history: Religious houses, boroughs, markets and fairs xxxi-xxxviii
General history: Population xxxviii-xlix
General history: Division of property in Domesday survey xlix-lxxxii
General history: Nobility lxxxiii-xcv
General history: Extinct noble families xcv-cviii
General history: Baronets cviii-cxxii
General history: Extinct baronets cxxiii-cxxxii
General history: Gentry cxxxii-clx
General history: Families removed or extinct by 1620 clxi-clxxii
General history: Families removed since 1620 clxxiii-ccxxv
General history: Gentlemen's seats, forests and deer parks ccxxvi-ccxxxi
Geographical and geological description ccxxxii-cclxv
Natural history cclxv-cclxxvi
Produce cclxxvi-ccxcviii
Manufactures ccxcviii-cccvi
Antiquities: British and Roman cccvi-cccxxiii
Antiquities: Ancient church architecture cccxxiii-cccxlv
Antiquities: Castles and mansions cccxlv-cccxlviii
Antiquities: Camps and earthworks cccxlix-cccliii
Local customs cccliv-ccclv
Parochial history: Introduction 1-4
Parishes: Abbotsham - Aylesbeare 5-27
Parishes: Bampton - Bickleigh 27-47
Parishes: Bickton - Bridford 47-69
Parishes: Bridestowe - Butterleigh 69-92
Parishes: Cadbury - Clawton 92-102
Parishes: Clayhanger - Columpton 102-129
Parishes: Colyton - Culmstock 129-151
Parishes: Dartington - Dunterton 152-174
Parishes: Eggesford - Exbourne 174-177
The city of Exeter 177-234
Parishes: Exminster - Exmouth 234-236
Parishes: Farringdon - Goodleigh 237-250
Parishes: Haccombe - Hittesleigh 250-272
Parishes: Hockworthy - Huxham 273-287
Parishes: Ide - Jacobstow 287-295
Parishes: Kelly - Knowstone 296-306
Parishes: Lamerton - Lustleigh 306-326
Parishes: Maker - Musbury 326-360
Parishes: Netherex - King's Nympton 360-369
Parishes: Oakford - Fen Ottery 370-381
Parishes: Pancras Week - Plymouth 381-408
Parishes: Plympton St Maurice - Pyworthy 408-425
Parishes: Rackenford - Rouse Down 425-430
Parishes: Salcombe Regis - Silverton 430-451
Parishes: Slapton - South Sydenham 451-468
Parishes: Tallaton - Templeton 469-496
Parishes: Tetcott - Tiverton 496-520
Parishes: Topsham - Twitchen 520-538
Parishes: Uffculme - Willand 538-562
Parishes: Winkleigh - Zeal Monachorum 562-579
The Isle of Lundy 580-581
Additions and corrections 582-616
Index: Parishes 617-621
Index: Villages, manors and bartons 622-635
Index: Families 636-644
Index: Names and titles 645-675
Additions and corrections to the indexes 676
General index 677-682