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Devon, England : Classification : Visitations

Herald's Visitations were where heralds made tours of the country, starting in 1530, for the purpose of checking on the unlawful assumption and display of arms and of the titles of "esquire" and "gentleman" - in other words, to examine gentleman's claims. Herald's visitations were discontinued in 1686.

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Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records, Pedigrees, Visitations, Wills / Probate
Title:Devon County Data from Ancestry
Link:Devon County Data from Ancestry
Description:Devon County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes parish register extracts; Visitation, 1620; Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall. The register of Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter, 1420-1455
Classification:GRO BMD, Census, Parish Records, Pedigrees, Visitations
Title:England Data from Ancestry
Link:England Data from Ancestry
Description:England Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes 1861-1901 Censuses; 1837-2005 GRO BMD; visitations and other records.
Classification:Pedigrees, Visitations
Title:Visitation Book - Devon 1620
Description:Visitation Book - Devon 1620
Extra Info:Online book. Includes many pedigrees. Index at the end. The book for Visitation of Devon in 1620 starts at page 414, after the Oxford Visitation book.

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