Information about the area
Highampton Parish Council
The community web site for the parish of Highampton
The community web site for the market town of Hatherleigh
Devon History Society
The society was founded in 1969 to further the knowledge and study the history of the county.
Devonline - The Devon Portal
The Community Directory providing a wide range of information regarding local authority health and social care for adults in Devon and Torbay, including social and leisure activities, Day Care, Lunch Clubs and Home Delivery Services. Access to information from the Dartmoor National Park Authority and community information from a pilot of Devon Town and Parish Councils.
A wealth of information regarding Dartmoor National Park
Devon Historic Churches Trust
Information regarding historic churches in Devon
Devon Historic Environment Record
A web site provided by Devon County Council covering a broad spectrum of the county’s historic environment.
Devon Record Office
The Devon County Council Record Office collects and preserves historical records of Devon and and the web site also offers links to many other aspects of the county.
The Domesday Book Online
The Devonshire Association
The Association was first established in 1862 and the web site provides for all aspects of Devon research, especially Devon Botany, Buildings, Entomology, Geology, History, Literature, Folklore and Dialect.
Information regarding the cathedral and its associated activities
Westcountry Studies Library
A web site by Devon County Council providing integrated access to a vast source of information regarding all aspects of Devon, past and present together with much information on the South West Region.
The web site gives access to the Beaford Archives containing digital copies of many old photographs of Devon.
The Devon Rural Archive
The DRA was established in 2006 to provide a resource for historians, archaeologists, genealogists and the general public studying the heritage of the County.
If you are interested in your family history here are some useful links: -
The Devon Record Office web site provides some useful guidance notes for people wishing to commence researching their family history together with useful links to relevant information web sites.
Another web site, this time from the BBC that offers guidance on starting to compile a family tree and links to information web sites.
Your Family History
Find the family history of everyone in the UK census from 1841 to 1891
Register free to search for your ancestors
There are so many sources of information about our ancestors and available software to facilitate commencing compiling a family tree that I hesitate to attempt to list them all. A useful starting point is to make an appropriate search in Google and perhaps the following link will help.
The following link was suggested by a class of children in the US and their mentor and tutor after they had enjoyed looking through the genealogy resources on our Local History Group website. They have bookmarked Highampton LHG for their family tree project and hope their suggested web resource will benefit our web visitors which we are sure will be the case; many thanks to them.
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