A DEVON HISTORY SELECTION
Compiled by John Lerwill.
Modified 28 Apr 2004
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An 800-years old Devon family....
THE LERWILL ORIGINS
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GENERAL DEVON TOPICS

1086 DOMESDAY ENTRIES for DEVON
INTERESTING DEVONIANS
DEVON HUGUENOTS
DEVON HUGUENOTS (SURNAMES)
COUNTRY LIFE IN DEVON
S. LEWIS' ACCOUNT OF DEVON, 1831
A DEVON DIALECT
A MARITIME COLLECTION
SOUTH HAMS FAMILY HISTORY SITE

NORTH DEVON TOPICS

A STORY OF BRAUNTON
BRAUNTON SAILORS
A MARWOOD STORY
About APPLEDORE....
ARLINGTON and the CHICHESTERS
The BARNSTAPLE CHARTERS
BIDEFORD STORIES...
HARTLAND SOCIETY
ILFRACOMBE HISTORY
LUNDY, of MARISCO & BENSON FAME
HORSE and COACH DAYS (Linton etc)
LOUISA, A LYNMOUTH LIFEBOAT
THE 'TRUE' LORNA DOONE STORY?
Map of North Devon as at 1765


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MAJOR & FAMOUS DEVON FAMILIES AND OTHER RESOURCE PAGES
The Earls of Devon - A Medieval Genealogy with Notes & linkages to other medieval families.
Family Name Selected Links
COURTENAY The Earls of Devon
History/Genealogy
CHAMPERNOWNE To follow.
CHICHESTER To follow.
DRAKE Genealogy Resources
History/Genealogy
GALSWORTHY History
GRENVILLE History
MARISCO Lundy, of Marisco Fame
Genealogy to follow.
RALEIGH History/Genealogy
REDVERS/VERNON The Earls of Devon
VARIOUS OTHER Devon Visitations
Devon Surnames (Interests) List

Key Devon Resource Provided by Brian Randell (Genuki)
[Main Page] [Search Engine] [Towns & Parishes]


West Country Studies Library
(with links to other Devon records centres, addresses etc.)
Devon Lookup Exchange
Devon Parish Registers held at CRO
Books on Devon History
Battle of Tewkesbury,1471 (many Devon combatants there)
Map of North Devon - by Benjamin Donn, 1765
Emigrants:
[Devon Refs.] [Also see], [and here also.]
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