Place:Clayhidon, Devon, England


Alt namesClayhedonsource: BHA, Authority file (2003-)
Hidonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 79
Hidonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 79
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates50.917°N 3.183°W
Located inDevon, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Clayhidon is a village and parish in East Devon. The parish church is St. Andrews. The parish is in the Blackdown Hills and lies close to the Somerset border.

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UK Genealogy Archive provides this transcription from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

"Clayhidon or Clehedon, a parish in Devonshire, on the river Culm, and at the boundary with Somerset, 4 1/4 miles from Wellington station on the G.W.R., and 9 NE by E of 'Collumpton. It has a post office under Wellington; money order office, Hemyock; telegraph office, Hemyock railway station. Acreage, 4741; population, 480. The surface rises in lofty hills from the river Culm to the watershed of the Black Downs. Two estates, Culm Pyne and Old Culm Pyne, lie isolated within Hemyock. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; tithe commutation, £615 with residence and glebe. The church belongs to the 14th century, consists of nave, north aisle, and chancel, with western tower, and contains an ancient piscina and a very ancient font. There are a small Baptist chapel and charities."

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