Family History Resources

  • Holy Trinity Church, Ilfracombe – Parish registers 1567 -1948 transcribed. Microfiche of originals available.
  • St Philip and St James, Ilfracombe: Marriages and baptisms 1857 – 1950 transcribed.
  • Other churches: various records for Catholic, Wesleyan Methodist and Congregational churches Ilfracombe
  • Holy Trinity Church Cemetery – Plan, index and headstone information.
  • Score Cemetery, Ilfracombe – Paln and index.
  • West Down and Berrynarbor Church : Cemetery plans and inscriptions.
  • Ilfracombe census: 1841 – 1891
  • Berrynarbor census 1841 -71
  • Tithe map and apportionment Ilfracombe from 1839 survey.
  • Ilfracombe rate book 1865
  • Trade directories Devon 1823-1926 and Ilfracombe 1898 – 1969
  • Various wills, indentures and deeds, indexed.
  • Street maps of Ilfracombe
  • Newspapers: Due to the fragility some of these papers are available only at the manager’s discretion
  • Originals of Ilfracombe Chronicle 1871-1953 ( not 1877-1884)
  • Originals of Ilfracombe Gazette 1876 – 1920 ( not 1877-1885)
  • North Devon Journal: Transcripts of Ilfracombe extracts 1824-1865
  • World War 1: Files of the fallen soldiers. Letters and photos of men who served.