The Devon FHS publishes indexes covering (as of June 2004): Baptisms 1813-1838, Marriages 1754-1837, Burials 1813-1837 - for details see their book list.
, is a pleasant village and fishing station, occupying a singular and picturesque situation, on the side of a steep rock, adjoining Bideford Bay, about 4 miles E. The views from the house and grounds are extremely grand; and above the cliffs, to the south-east of the village, are the remains of an entrenchment, called , 1850] A parish in Hartland Hundred, the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and the Diocese of Exeter.The Clovelly Community Archive Association is undertaking an oral history project and the digitisation of unique Clovelly records. A Clovelly Mystery - newspaper account of the disappearance in 1829 of the wife of James Mills.Contributions of photographs, memories, Clovelly family trees and other data relating to the village are sought. Fatal Accident at Dodnor - newspaper account of the death of William Pengilley, captain of the Queen of the South. , Merlin Books, 40 East St, Braunton, Devon EX33 2EA (1992) 95 pp.The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson. At this place was a Roman trajectus from Caermarthen, and till "within the last few years the remains of a fort, erected by the Romans, for the defence of the pass, were plainly to be distinguished.Ask for a calculation of the distance from Clovelly to another place. CLOVELLY, a parish in the hundred of HARTLAND, county of DEVON, 12 miles (W. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £19. The village is romantically situated on the declivities of a shelving and precipitous rock, rising abruptly from the Bristol channel to the height of several hundred feet above the harbour, and crowned with luxuriant verdure: beneath this the houses are irregularly scattered in narrow ranges, descending in direct and spiral lines from the summit to the base.However useful summary accounts can be found in the book by Clement (see Church History) and in the following booklets: , Bideford, Badger Books, 1 Chinon Court, Lower Moor Way, Tiverton, Devon EX16 65S (1987) 64 pp.Discusses the (mainly but not solely late 19th and early 20th century) history of Clovelly in considerable anecdotal detail. (Index), Letterbox Books, The Old Post Office, Littleham, Bideford, Devon EX39 5HW (2010) 352 pp.Extract from Daniell's Voyage Round Great Britain (1813). Those Clovelly Oaks - an anonymous humorous (presumably fictional) account of a visit to Clovelly and its aftermath, from the Pall Mall Gazette (1896).Extract from an account of a tour in England and Wales, in the year 1819. A late 19th century description and artist's impression of Clovelly. Transcript of the Hartland and Clovelly entry in the Universal British Directory (1793-98). It is one of the most romantic places in Devon, and the houses being built on the precipitous side of the sea cliff, one above the other; the main street ascends in terraces and flights of steps from the beach and pier.Anyone researching ancestors from this village and parish is invited to contact the Clovelly Online Parish Clerk: Brian Randell.