Sources

Sources for Records

CategoryRecord Set or TranscriptYear RangeReference(s)Web LinkRecord Location
Censuses1841-1911Findmypast.co.uk England & Wales Census Collection, original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA)linkonline database (£)
Ancestry.com UK Census Collection. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011, original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA)linkonline database (£)
DirectoriesWhite's1850White, William, White's Devon: History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devonshire, 1850, reprinted by Augustus M Kelley Publishers, New York, 1968Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Post Office1866The Post Office Directory of Somerset and Devon, with Bristol, ed Kelly, E R, Kelly and Co, London, 1866
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Morris'1870Morris & Co, Morris & Co's Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of Devonshire, Houndsgate, Nottingham, 1870Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
White's1878White, William, History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County of Devon including the City of Exeter…, 2nd ed, William White, Sheffield, 1878Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1883Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, ed E R Kelly, Kelly & Co, London, 1883Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1889Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly and Co, London, 1889Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1893Kelly's Directory Devonshire & Cornwall, Kelly & Co., Limited, London, 1893Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1897Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Limited, London, 1897
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1902Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Limited, London, 1902
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1906Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Ltd, London, 1906
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1910Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Ltd, London, 1910
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1919Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Ltd, London, 1919
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1930Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Ltd, London, 1930
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1935Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Ltd, London, 1935
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Kelly's1939Kelly's Directory of Devonshire, Kelly's Directories Ltd, London, 1939
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Inhabitant ListsProtestation Returns1641-1642The Devon Protestation Returns 1641, ed Howard, A J, privately printed 1973
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Freeholder Lists1711-1799'Devon Freeholders, 1711-1799', Friends of Devon's Archives, original data: Devon Quarter Sessions Records, Devon Heritage Centre, Exeterlinkonline database
Oath Rolls1715-1724Devon and Exeter Oath Rolls, 1723, Friends of Devon's Archives
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online database
Voter Lists1832-1910Electoral Registers, Bratton Clovelly, available on microfichelinkDevon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Voter Lists1933-1935Ref 5925A/PX25, Register of Electors, Bratton ClovellyDevon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Military RecordsMuster Roll1569The Devon Muster Roll for 1569, ed A J Howard and T L Stoate, published by T L Stoate, Almondsbury, Bristol, 1977 Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Militia List16991699 List of Trained Souldiers, Z1/43/4/1 Lifton Hundred, Friends of Devon's Archives
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online database
Militia Assessment17151715 Militia Assessments and related documents, Z1/43/4/3 Bratton Clovelly, Lifton Hundred, Friends of Devon's Archives
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online database
Parish RegistersBaptisms1555-2000Parish Registers, Bratton Clovelly, available on microfiche and original registers (A2A ref 2003A/PR series)Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Marriages1555-1972Parish Registers, Bratton Clovelly, available on microfiche and original registers (A2A ref 2003A/PR series)Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Burials1555-1992Parish Registers, Bratton Clovelly, available on microfiche and original registers (A2A ref 2003A/PR series)Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Poor Law RecordsApprenticeships
1744-1832Poor Law Records, Bratton Clovelly, ref 2002A/PO95-123Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Settlement, Removal & Bastardy
1772-1840Poor Law Records, Bratton Clovelly, ref 2002A/PO87-94, 2917A/PO7/28, 2932A/PO/2/a/92
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
School RecordsBoard School Admissions1897-1961Board School Admissions Registers, Bratton Clovelly, (A2A ref 848C-1/EAA 1-2)Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
TaxesLay Subsidies1332The Devonshire Lay Subsidy of 1332, ed Audrey M Erskine, The Devonshire Press Ltd, Torquay, 1969
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Lay Subsidies1524-1527Devon Lay Subsidy Rolls 1524-7, ed T L Stoate, published by T L Stoate, Almondsbury, Bristol, 1979
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Lay Subsidies1543-1545Devon Lay Subsidy Rolls 1543-5, ed T L Stoate, published by T L Stoate, Almondsbury, Bristol, 1986
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Lay Subsidies1581Devon Taxes 1581-1660, ed T L Stoate, published by T L Stoate, Almondsbury, Bristol, 1988
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Lay Subsidies1624Taxacio Tertii Subsidii Trium ... 1624, Subsidy Roll 102/463, transcribed by Charles Edward Banks, from the original deposited in the Public Record Office
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Hearth Tax1674Devon Hearth Tax Return Lady Day 1674, ed T L Stoate, Lower Court, Almondsbury, Bristol, 1982Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Land Tax Assessments1780-1830Chiswell, Ann V., 'Land Tax Assessment 1780', Bratton Clovelly, Okehampton Deanery, Lifton Hundred, More Land Tax Assessments and Town Rentals, 1988, available online through the Family Search Family History Librarylinkelectronic book
Land Tax Redemption1798Ancestry.com. UK, Land Tax Redemption, 1798, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011, original data: Land Tax Redemption Office: Quotas and Assessments. IR23, Records of the Boards of Stamps, Taxes, Excise, Stamps and Taxes, and Inland Revenue. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England
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online database (£)
Tithe Apportionment1845'Apportionment of the Rent-Charge in lieu of Tithes, in the parish of Bratton Clovelly, in the County of Devon', available as an electronic document from the Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter, original data: IR 29/6, 9, 10, 30, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA)linkelectronic document
Return of Owners of Land1873Ancestry.com England, Return of Owners of Land, 1873, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010, original data: Return of Owners of Land, Gloucestershire, England: Archive CD Books Ltd.linkonline database (£)
WillsPCC & Archdeaconry (TNA)1619-1854Wills 1384-1858, Discovery Catalogue Online Documents, The National Archives, PROB 11 serieslinkonline documents

Sources for Themes

DescriptionYearReference(s)Web LinkLocation
Discover DomesdayDiscover Domesday, The National Archiveslinkweb pages
Domesday Survey'Domesday Survey', A History of Devonshire in Five Volumes, Vol 1, The Victoria History of the Counties of England, pp 375-402, ed William Page, FSA, Dawson for the University of London Institute of Historical Research, Archibald Constable & Company Limited, 1906, reprinted by William Dawson & Sons, Folkestone, Kent, 1975Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Domesday Book1086Domesday Book: A Complete Translation, Alecto Historical Editions, eds. Dr Ann Williams & Professor G H Martin, Penguin Classics, London, 2003
Bratton Manor Rolls1377-1685Manor Rolls, Bratton Clovelly, original registers (A2A ref 314M series)linkDevon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Manors in Bratton Clovelly1895Whale, Rev T W, 'Manors in Bratton Clovelly', Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art, Vol 27, presented at Okehampton, July, 1895, William Brendon & Son, Plymouth, 1895, accessible online at The Internet Archivelinkonline document
Bratton Clovelly Listed Buildings14th-20th centuryListed Buildings in Bratton Clovelly, Devon, England, British Listed Buildingslink
St Mary the Virgin1911Stabb, John, Some Old Devon Churches: Their Rood Screens Pulpits, Fonts, etc., Vol. II, London, 1911linkDevon Heritage Centre, Exeter
A Visit to Rural West Devon
1997Adams, Ann, A Visit to Rural West Devon, Devon Buildings Group Newsletter Number 15, Easter 1997link
online document
Channel 4 on Demand
1989Time Signs, 4 episodes, 1989, Channel 4 on Demand
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online television series

Sources for Maps

DescriptionYearReference(s)Web LinkLocation
Modern MapPresentBratton Clovelly, Google Mapslinkonline database
Jurisdiction Map1851Bratton Clovelly, FamilySearchlinkonline database
Tithe Maps1845-1846derived from Tithe Map, Part I and II, 1845 (surveyed by John Palmer, Devonport, scale 2 chains to inch), and outline map of parish, 1846 (copied by H & R.L. Badcock, scale 16 chains to inch), Bratton Clovelly (A2A ref 2003 A - 5/PB 1-3)Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Domesday Map1086'Domesday Survey', A History of Devonshire in Five Volumes, Vol 1, The Victoria History of the Counties of England, between pp 402-403, ed William Page, FSA, Dawson for the University of London Institute of Historical Research, Archibald Constable & Company Limited, 1906, reprinted by William Dawson & Sons, Folkestone, Kent, 1975Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
'Vision of Britain' Maps1806-1945Historical Maps, Bratton Clovelly, A Vision of Britain through Timelinkonline database

Sources for Studies

DescriptionYearReference(s)Web LinkLocation
Historical Population Figures1801-1931Enumeration Abstracts & Population Tables, Bratton Clovelly, Lifton Hundred & Okehampton Rural District, County of Devon, Histpop: Online Historical Population Reports Websitelinkonline documents
Population Figures1951-1961Places, Bratton Clovelly, A Vision of Britain through Timelinkonline database
Current PopulationPresentBratton Clovelly, Wikipedialinkweb page
Occupations1851 & 1911derived from Findmypast.co.uk England & Wales Census Collection, original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA)linkonline database (£)
Land Use1845derived from Apportionment of the Rent-Charge in lieu of Tithes, in the parish of Bratton Clovelly, in the County of Devon, available as an online document from the Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter, original data: IR 29/6, 9, 10, 30, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA)linkonline document
Migration1851 & 1911derived from Findmypast.co.uk England & Wales Census Collection, original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA)
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online database (£)
Surnames, Protestation Returns1641-1642The Devon Protestation Returns 1641, ed Howard, A J, privately printed 1973
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Surnames, Hearth Tax1674Devon Hearth Tax Return Lady Day 1674, ed T L Stoate, Lower Court, Almondsbury, Bristol, 1982
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Surnames, Marriages1754-1972Marriage Registers, Bratton Clovelly, available on microfiche and original registers (A2A ref 2003A/PR series)
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter
Surnames, Baptisms1813-2000Baptism Registers, Bratton Clovelly, available on microfiche and original registers (A2A ref 2003A/PR series)
Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter