Births 1635 - 1812

Marriages 1631 -1927

Deaths 1630 - 1725


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Parish Website


This is the website of the Local History Society of the village of Kingston in the South Hams district of Devon, England.


Annual subscriptions are £3.50 per person for entry to all events.

2016/17 membership is due now - have a look at the reminder letter



Next events (members free, non members £2):


Thursday 24th November at 10:30: Visit to the Lord Mayor's Residence, Plymouth - also known as Lady Astor's House.* FULLY BOOKED *.

Meet at 9:15 by the bus stop in Kingston, then by 10:25 outside the Lord Mayor's Residence, Plymouth


Tuesday December 13th at 7:00 pm: * NOTE DATE CHANGE * We are delighted to announce that this year our Christmas Social will be at The Dolphin, Kingston, menu t/b/a names to Margaret Cocks or Jennie Stanley please


Thursday January 26th at 8:00 pm: Roger Barrett returns to give a talk alongside a film of the “Salcombe Lifeboat Disaster”


Archive Contents is a PDF file listing the items that are held in our archives. Please email us or contact a member of the committee if you wish to consult anything on this list.

Parish Registers contains scanned images of transcriptions of the Births/Christenings, Marriages & Deaths/Burials registers for the parish from 1635.

School Reunion - some photos from an event held on 15th September 2007

Grave Stones is a list of all Grave Stones & Memorials in the Church together with Census extracts about the families involved.


This website was originally set up using a grant from the Local Heritage Initiative
The website is now wholly funded & maintained
by the Kingston Local History Society