Welcome to the
S O U T H   P O O L

online parish chest

Click here for a satellite map of South Pool (Google Maps via Maplandia)

Click here for a PDF map of South Devon parishes (Devon County Council)

See the South Pool page on Curious Fox UK Gazetteer

My name is Ros Haywood, and I am the Online Parish Clerk (OPC) for South Pool, running the South Pool One Place Study as well. I have gathered/am gathering/will gather as much genealogical detail as possible about South Pool from parish registers, census records, land tax assessments, tithe apportionments etc.

Below you will find a list of resources. Some I have transcribed and are on this site; some, for reasons of copyright and/or size are in my possession and I will do lookups for you. Some have links to other sites (for instance, the FamilySearch site has the 1881 census online for free).

Please be aware that I am a volunteer and should in no way be confused with the Council-appointed Parish Council clerk.
You can read more about the Online Parish Clerk scheme here

My privacy policy means I consider individuals born under 110 years ago are to be regarded as living (unless a death date is known, of course), and so information on them will not be published on this site. The 1911 census has been used as a resource for individuals only where its use would mean that the person was born over 110 years ago.

RESOURCES for South Pool

including general information and links to transcriptions
(More to be found on GENUKI's South Pool page)

also the FamilySearch South Pool Wiki

1841 census
(FamilySearch site)
1851 census
(FamilySearch site)
1861 census
(FreeCEN site)
1871 census
(FamilySearch site)
1881 census
(FamilySearch site)
(Ancestry, FMP are free for this one only;
you don't have to have a subscription)
1891 census
(FreeCEN site)
1901 census
(FamilySearch site)

If you have an Ancestry/FindMyPast/The Genealogist subscription, the censuses and many other records are available to you.
I am also transcribing the early parish registers of South Pool.  These will be added to the resources at our4bears and linked to from the FamilySearch Wiki:

If you have any information related to South Pool that you would be willing to have included here, please send it to me; this includes family lines, transcriptions, links, entries from trade directories...I will not put your email address online unless you specifically request it.

Rosweb Main Site   GenWestUK (my genealogy blog)

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