Devon, England




Devonshire or Devon, a maritime county, bounded on the N by the Bristol Channel, on the NE by Somerset, on the E by Dorset, on the SE and S by the English Channel, on the W by Cornwall. Its length southward is 72 miles, its greatest breadth 68 miles, its aggregate of coast-line about 144; miles, its total circuit about 280 miles, its area 1,661,914 acres. The only English counties which exceed it in size are Yorkshire and Lincoln...




Devon Research Links

Devon Family History Society

DVHS is a rich and thorough site covering just about everything.  The society has graciously allowed us to present articles originally published in their Historian (see Gryll's Research elsewhere on our site).  Since the earliest origins of the Legassick surname originate in this quaint little English county we encourage family members to become members of the society and fund their work.


Devon history

The history of Devon is therefore more the history of the average man ... Unlike many parts of England, Devon had very few noblemen as landowners, ...

GENUKI/Devon: Devon - Genealogy

Its aim is to create and communicate the history of the south-western peninsula of England-Cornwall, Devon and the Isles of Scilly-from the beginnings of ...

Genealogy Links for Devon Family History from DevonGenWeb

Devon Genealogy and Family history links provided by Devon Gen Web for those ... Situated in the South West of England, Devon is the third largest county in ... - 12k

Tiverton Museum - History and Education in Mid Devon - Great ...

Tiverton Museum A museum of Social, Agricultural, Transport and Local History, situated in the town of Tiverton in the County of Devon, England ...

Devon, England, UK - travel information

Devon, England, UK - comprehensive travel and tourist information guide.


Devon Census Links:

Below are links to all of the Devonshire census returns available online, with the dates the census' were taken
6th June 1841
30th March 1851
7th April 1861
2nd April 1871
3rd April 1881
5th April 1891
31st March 1901