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MALLETT families from North Tawton, Devon
Information on South Tawton, Sampford Courtenay, Spreyton & Bow
To Canada - see Guestbook entry

1871 Meddon St Bideford England Workhouse Census
ABBOTSHAM Lilley Hearn, inmate, 6, f, scholar, b. North Tawton

John Paul ADAMS' Home page (bellringing ...)

John Paul ADAMS' list of towers, their bells, including:
1881 14.09.88 North Tawton, Devon, St. Peter, 8 bells, 18 cwt in E.

The Guestbook seems to have gone; previously there was this message:
"... Bakery at 14 St Lawrence Green, Crediton circa 1850, where my 3X great grandfather Samuel ATTWELL was an apprentice baker in 1851. Would love contact from anyone who has ATTWELLs, ATWELLs, or ATWILLs in North Tawton or Crediton. ..."
Name: Sharon BUNTER (nee ATTWELL) in Perth, Western Australia
Email: sbunter[at]hotmail[dot]com
Date: 28/02/2003

BAKER family tree, includes:
Nancy BARNES (~1808 - ) res. North Tawton / Zeal Monachorum & Samuel BAXTER

BREALEY, Elizabeth b. c.1821 North Tawton, DEV
BREALEY, Mary b. c.1817 North Tawton, DEV
BREALEY, William b. c.1796 North Tawton, DEV
SLEE, Elisabeth b. c.1838 North Tawton, DEV
SLEE, Individuals from North Tawton connected in some way ...
SLEE, Richard b. c.1844 North Tawton, DEV

Guestbook entry
J. Russell
Date: 2004-03-07
Country you Live: Ontario, Canada
"... I have quite a bit of information on my CALL family, but would love to hear from anyone sharing any of my family names. My family seems to have mostly come from the NORTH TAWTON and ZEAL MONACHORUM areas in the Diocese of Exeter, Devon."

CLANNABOROUGH (1696-1850'S), Devon Strays

COUSINS, Ann Vist. <1837> N. Tawton-Dev Crediton
COUSINS, Charles Appr. <1834> North Tawton-DEV North Tawton

Descendants of Christopher DRAKE & Charity (nee PARKER) of Iddesleigh, Devon
The family of Bartholomew DRAKE moved from North Tawton to Torquay in the mid 1860's and Elias DRAKE (a carpenter) took his family to Turnpike Lane, London in 1881 during the huge construction phase associated with the Industrial Revolution.

This link no longer exists; family tree included:
William Bradford WHEATON b. c.December 1867 Winkleigh, Devon; d. c.June 1952 Bournemouth, Hampshire, age 84
m. Elizabeth Ann DUNN c.September 1893 Crediton, Devon; b. c.1870 North Tawton, Devon; d. 9 September 1952 Bournemouth, Hampshire, age 82

Family tree including:
John Loveband FULFORD b. c.1814 North Tawton, Devon, m. Mary Francis SANDERS 1840
John's brother:
Robert FULFORD b. c.1818 North Tawton, Devon, m. Emily [__], b. c.1826 Crediton, Devon

Berkshire FHS - members' interests
1902, GIBBINGS, N. Tawton DEV, 1700-1799

'The HALE Connection' website has gone/moved; included:
Wills Proved in the PCC 1650-1857
4 January 1800: Richard HOLE, Gentleman of North Tawton, Devon
1 July 1853: Thomas HOLE of North Tawton, Devon

From the 'cache' of a site no longer available []

Potterspury, Church of St Nicholas, North Aisle
On small neat tablet of White Marble :-
"In Memory of The REVD. JOHN HELLINS, B.D. & F.R.S. upwards of 36 years Vicar of this parish, who died April 5th 1827 aged 78 years.
of ANNE HELLINS his widow, who died June 3rd 1827. Aged 72.
of ANNE, daughter of ROBERT and ELIZABETH MEDLAND, of North Tawton, Devon, who died April 15th 1823 aged 19.
Their remains are interred in the Church Yard at a short distance from this post"
(this tablet was originally over the porch)

JOCELYN ... JOSLIN ... and variants; family history
Ann JOCELYN b.1807 at Tawton Nth, living in 1851 at Beaford
John JOSLAND b.1789 at North Tawton, living in 1851 at Tormoham

William MARCHANT b. c.1869

NEWCOMBEs in Devon in 1881 (1 in North Tawton)

NORTHCOTT, George, b.1866 North Tawton-Dev, Mason
   1881: "Globe Inn", Roseberry, North Tawton-Dev
   1891: Seymour Place, Berry Pomeroy-Dev.
NORTHCOTT, John, b.1851 North Tawton-Dev, Mason
   1881: 52 Winstanley Road, Bristol-Glos.
NORTHCOTT, Thomas, b.1843 North Tawton-Dev, Slate Quarry Labourer
   1881: Farwell, North Tawton-Dev.
NORTHCOTT, Thomas, b.1844 North Tawton-Dev, Stone Quarryman
   1901: North Tawton-Dev.

Captain Thomas PATTON b. 5 November, Chr. 12 December, 1792 North Tawton, Devon; d. pre-1881
m. Matilda WINSLOE 1 July 1819

Zeal Monachorum, Devon
Descendant Pedigree for Nathanuell ROWDEN, including:
Abraham ROWDON (1827-1913) m. 1853 Ellen BREALEY (1828-1912) North Tawton, Devon (+ family)

John SLOMAN (farmer) b. c.1790 North Tawton, Devon, d. pre-1881 Sampford Courtenay, Devon
m. Mary Ann KNAPMAN in England; b. c.1794 North Tawton, Devon; d. England
... SLOMANs of Staddon Farm

Mary Trevan's HENWOOD Ancestors
"... Maternal grandparents: Anthony SNELL (-1850) and Elizabeth nee BURDEN (-1850) who married at Little Torrington, North Devon, on 13 June 1810. They lived at North Tawton, Devon. ..."

Re: Sophia TURNER, Charles BRACHER
From: Gill and Beryl
"... We have traced back TURNERs to the marriage of John TURNER to Francis TOLLEY in 1793
They had a son James b. 1807 Zeal Monachorum who married a Susan
Their son John b. North Tawton c.1841 was the father of our grandfather James TURNER b. c.1873 Gott Lodge, Wembworthy"

Dear Persons Society, Melbourne (various researchers)
WAY, North Tawton, Dev, Eng (1813-1840) being researched by Lois SALEEBA
Email: loiss[at]zikzak[dot]net

Various WILLS Family Memorials in Devon
"Also John WILLS (the first named) born at Burn, died at North Tawton, March 3rd 1897, aged 61"
WILLS was farming at The Barton, North Tawton, Devon, at his death

Domain no longer exists; family tree included:
Richard WOOD b. c.1475, North Tawton, Devon m. Emma BEAR b. c.1475, Huntsham, Devon
Richard's brother:
John WOOD b. c.1450, North Tawton, Devon, m. Thomasine [__] b. c.1450, North Tawton, Devon

The Taylor Family, North Tawton to Isleworth
North Tawton People, History, Trade Directories
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