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Withycombe Raleigh  Devon

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Withycombe Raleigh like this:

WITHYCOMBE-RAWLEIGH, a village and a parish in St. Thomas district, Devon. The village stands 1¼ mile NE of Exmouth r. station, and has a post-office under Exmouth, Devon. The parish includes Hulham hamlet and part of Exmouth town. Acres, 2,617; of which 635 are water. Real property, £8,833; of which £87 are in gasworks. ...


Pop in 1851, 1,811; in 1861, 2,145,-of whom 1,567 were in Exmouth. Houses, 357. The property is much subdivided. There are many fine residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £210.* Patron, the Hon. M. Rolle. The church was rebuilt in 1748; and a new church, in the decorated English style and cruciform, was built in 1864, at a cost of £6,000. There are national schools, and charities £13.

Withycombe Raleigh through time

Withycombe Raleigh is now part of East Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Withycombe Raleigh itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Withycombe Raleigh in East Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2761

Date accessed: 21st October 2019


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