Publications

Devon and Cornwall Record Society Publications

This page lists all of our publications, the majority of which may be found in our collections at the Devon Heritage Centre (see Collections). Most of the post-1955 New Series titles are in print and available for purchase from the Society. Some of the early titles in the pre-1955 Old Series are online; see the foot of the page.

New Series
The following New Series titles are obtainable from:
The Administrator, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Exeter, EX2 7NL.


Prices (incl. p/p) are as follows   unless otherwise indicated :
  • vols 2-37:  £15.00 UK, £20.00 EU & overseas surface mail. £25.00 overseas airmail
  • vols 38-54:  £20.00 UK, £25.00 EU & overseas surface mail, £30.00 overseas airmail
The exceptions are:
  • vols 24&26 and 25&27   as pairs   @ £20.00 UK, £25.00 overseas
  • vol 34 (Gascoyne @ £25.00 UK, £32.00 overseas)
  • vols 38 & 39 (HH a/cs @ £17.00 UK, £23.00 overseas surface mail)
  • vol 40 (Uffculme @ £16.00 UK, £22.00 overseas)
  • vol 42 (Liberalism in West Cornwall @ £15.00 UK, £20.00 overseas surface mail)
  • vols 43 with 45 plus supplement (Devon Maps @ £30.00 UK, £37.00 overseas)
  • vol 47 (hardback Richard Carew's Survey @ £25.00 UK, £32.00 overseas)
  • vol 48 (Killerton, Camborne & Westminster @ £18.00 UK, £23.00 overseas)
At joining, new members are offered volumes of the preceding 4 years at current subscription prices rather than the listed price. Fully-paid members are offered a discount on volumes older than 5 years if the remaining stock exceeds 20: please enquire.

ISSN/ISBN 978-0-901853-
2 Exeter in the Seventeenth Century: Tax and Rate Assessments 1602–1699, ed. W G Hoskins, 1957 - 05 4
4
The Diocese of Exeter in 1821: Bishop Carey’s Replies to Queries before Visitation, vol. II Devon, ed. Michael Cook, 1960 - 07 0
6
The Exeter Assembly: Minutes of the Assemblies of the United Brethren of Devon and Cornwall 1691–1717, as transcribed by the Reverend Isaac Gilling, ed. Allan Brockett, 1963 - 09 7
12
Plymouth Building Accounts of the 16th & 17th Centuries, ed. Edwin Welch, 1967 - 14 3
15
Churchwardens’ Accounts of Ashburton 1479–1580, ed. Alison Hanham, 1970 - 01 1
17§
The Caption of Seisin of the Duchy of Cornwall 1337, ed. P L Hull, 1971 - 03 8
19
A Calendar of Cornish Glebe Terriers 1673–1735, ed. Richard Potts, 1974 - 19 4 £18.00
20
John Lydford’s Book: the Fourteenth Century Formulary of the Archdeacon of Totnes, ed. Dorothy M Owen, 1975 (with Historical Manuscripts Commission) - 011 440046 6 Devon and Cornwall 2012.indb 95 07/11/2013 15:40:54
21
A Calendar of Early Chancery Proceedings relating to West Country Shipping 1388–1493, ed. Dorothy A Gardiner, 1976 - 20 8
22
Tudor Exeter: Tax Assessments 1489–1595, ed. Margery M Rowe, 1977 - 21 6
23
The Devon Cloth Industry in the 18th Century, ed. Stanley D Chapman, 1978 - 22 4
24,26
The Accounts of the Fabric of Exeter Cathedral 1279–1353, Parts I & II, ed. Audrey M Erskine, 1981 & 1983 - 24 0, 26 7 £15.00 individually, £20.00 the pair (UK)
25,27
The Parliamentary Survey of the Duchy of Cornwall, Parts I & II, ed. Norman J G Pounds 1982 & 1984 - 25 2, 27 5 - £15.00 individually, £20.00 the pair (UK)
28
Crown Pleas of the Devon Eyre 1238, ed. Henry Summerson, 1985 - 28 3
29
Georgian Tiverton, The Political Memoranda of Beavis Wood 1768–98, ed. John Bourne, 1986 - 29 1
30
The Cartulary of Launceston Priory (Lambeth Palace MS.719): A Calendar, ed. P L Hull, 1987 - 30 5
31
Shipbuilding on the Exe: The Memoranda Book of Daniel Bishop Davy (1799–1874) of Topsham, Devon, ed. Clive N Ponsford, 1988 - 31 3
32
The Receivers’ Accounts of the City of Exeter 1304–1353, ed. Margery Rowe and John M Draisey, 1989 - 32 1
33
Early-Stuart Mariners and Shipping: The Maritime Surveys of Devon and Cornwall 1619–35, ed. Todd Gray, 1990 - 33 X
34
Joel Gascoyne’s Map of Cornwall 1699. Introduction by W L D Ravenhill and O J Padel, 1991. £25.00 UK, £32.00 overseas - 34 8
35
Nicholas Roscarrock’s ‘Lives of the Saints’: Cornwall and Devon, ed. Nicholas Orme, 1992 - 35 6
36
The Local Port Customs Accounts of Exeter 1266–1321, ed. Maryanne Kowaleski, 1993 - 36 4
37
Charters of the Redvers Family and the Earldom of Devon 1090–1217, ed. Robert Bearman, 1994 - 37 2
38
Devon Household Accounts, 1627–59, Part I: Sir Richard and Lady Lucy Reynell of Forde House, 1627–43, John Willoughby of Leyhill, 1644–6, and Sir Edward Wise of Sydenham, 1656–9, ed. Todd Gray, 1995 £17.00 UK, £22.00 overseas - 38 0
39
Devon Household Accounts 1627–59, Part II: Henry, Earl of Bath, and Rachel, Countess of Bath, of Tawstock and London, 1639–54, ed. Todd Gray, 1996 £17.00 UK, £22.00 overseas - 39 9
40
The Uffculme Wills and Inventories, 16th to 18th Centuries, ed. Peter Wyatt, with an introduction by Robin Stanes, 1997 £16.00 UK, £21.00 overseas - 40 2
41
Cornish Rentals and Surveys of the Arundell Family of Lanherne, Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries, ed. H S A Fox and O J Padel, 1998 £20.00 UK, £25.00 overseas - 41 0
42
Liberalism in West Cornwall: The 1868 Election Papers of A.Pendarves Vivian MP, ed. Edwin Jaggard, 1999 - 42 9
43,45
Devon Maps and Map-makers: Manuscript Maps before 1840, ed. with introduction Mary R Ravenhill and Margery M Rowe, 2000 & 2002, £30.00 UK, £37.00 overseas - 43 7, 45 3
44
The Havener’s Accounts of the Earldom and Duchy of Cornwall, 1287–1356, ed. Maryanne Kowaleski, 2001, £20.00 UK, £25.00 overseas - 44 5
46
Death and Memory in Medieval Exeter, ed. David Lepine and Nicholas Orme and D Lepine, 2003, £20.00 UK, £25.00 overseas - 46 1
47
The Survey of Cornwall by Richard Carew, edited by John Chynoweth, Nicholas Orme & Alexandra Walsham, 2004, £25.00 UK, £32 overseas - 47 X
48
Killerton, Camborne and Westminster: The Political Correspondence of Sir Francis and Lady Acland, 1910–1929, ed. Garry Tregidga, 2005, £18.00 UK, £23.00 overseas - 48 8
49
The Acland Family: maps and surveys 1720–1840, ed. with an Introduction by Mary R. Ravenhill & Margery M. Rowe, 2006, £20.00 UK, £25.00 overseas - 49 3
50
Cornish Wills 1342–1540, ed. Nicholas Orme, 2007, £20.00 UK, £25.00 overseas - 50 9
51
The Letter Book of Thomas Hill 1660–1661, ed. June Palmer - 6
52
Collecting the New, Rare and Curious: Letters Selected from the Correspondence of the Cornish Mineralogists Philip Rashleigh, John Hawkins and William Gregor, 1755–1822, ed. R. J. Cleevely - 52 3
53
Robert Furse: A Devon Family Memoir of 1593, ed. Anita Travers - 53 0
54
The Minor Clergy of Exeter Cathedral: Biographies, 1250–1548, Nicholas Orme - 54 7
55
The Chancery Case between Nicholas Radford and Thomas Tremayne: the Exeter Depositions of 1439, ed. Hannes Kleineke - 55 4

Extra Series
1
Exeter Freemen 1266–1967, edited by Margery M Rowe and Andrew M Jackson, 1973. £18.00 UK, £23.00 overseas - 18 6

New Series out of print 
1
Devon Monastic Lands: Calendar of Particulars for Grants 1536-1558, ed. Youings, 1955;
3
The Diocese of Exeter in 1821: vol. I Cornwall, ed. Cook, 1958;
5
The Cartulary of St Michael’s Mount, ed. Hull, 1962;
8
The Cartulary of Canonsleigh Abbey, calendared & ed. London, 1965;
9
Benjamin Donn’s Map of Devon 1765. Intro. Ravenhill, 1965;
11Devon Inventories of the 16th & 17th Centuries, ed. Cash, 1966;
14The Devonshire Lay Subsidy of 1332, ed. Audrey M Erskine, 1969;
7, 10, 13,
16, 18
The Register of Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter 1420–1455 (five volumes), ed. Dunstan, 1963–1972

Extra Series out of print
Guide to the Parish and Non-Parochial Registers of Devon and Cornwall 1538–1837, compiled: Peskett, 1979 & supplement 1983

Old Series out of print (pre-1955)
1906 A calendar of inquisitions post mortem for Cornwall and Devon, from Henry III to Charles I, 1216-1649, ed. EA Fry - online, Internet Archive acalendarinquis00socigoog
1906 The Registers of Parkham, JI Dredge - online, Internet Archive registersparkha00dredgoog
1906 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Ottery St. Mary, Devon, 1601-1837, ed. H Tapley-Soper
1910 Subsidy Rolls, Muster and Hearth Tax Rolls, and Probate Calendars of the Parish of St. Constantine (Kerrier) Cornwall - online, Internet Archive publications04devo
1910The Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the city of Exeter, 2 vols., ed. H Tapley-Soper- vol 1 online, Internet Archive publications51devo
1912 Devon Feet of Fines, 2 vols, eds. O Reichel, J Oswald, FB Prideaux, H Tapley-Soper - vol 1 online, Internet Archive publications61devo
1913 The Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Branscombe, Devon, 1539-1812, eds. H Tapley-Soper, E Chick - online, Internet Archive publications07devo
1914 Cornwall Feet of Fines, 2 vols, ed JH Rowe - vol 1 online, Internet Archive publications81devo
1914 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Falmouth in the county of Cornwall, 1663-1812, eds. SE Gay, Mrs H Fox - online, Internet Archive publications91devo , vol 2 publications92devo
1917 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Parracombe, Devon, 1597-1836, AJP Skinner- online, Internet Archive publications10devo
1919 The description of the citie of Excester by Iohn Vowell alias Hoker, gentleman and chamberlayne of the same. Transcribed and edited from a manuscript in the archives of the corporation of the city of Exeter, eds. JW Harte, JW Schopp, H Tapley-Soper
1923 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of  Hemyock, Devon, 1635-1837, with the bishop’s transcripts for the years 1602, 1606, 1611, 1617, 1625, 1626, 1633, 1636, and a list of the rectors and chaplain priests, AJP Skinner
1927 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Lustleigh, Devon, 1631-1837, and extracts from the bishop’s transcripts, 1608-1811, eds. H Johnston, H Tapley-Soper
1928 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Colyton, Devon, 1538-1837, AJP Skinner
1930 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Halberton, Devon, 1605-1837, CAT Fursdon
1930 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Hartland, Devon, 1558-1837, eds. JI Dredge, H Tapley-Soper
1938 The Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials of the Parish of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, eds. EC Wood, H Tapley-Soper - online, Hathi Trust 000152486
1938 Parish of Topsham, co. Devon. Marriages, Baptisms and Burials, A.D. 1600 to 1837, from the Parochial register, the Register of the Independent Meeting, the Register of the Presbyterians, the Register of the Quakers, together with copies of memorial inscriptions, ed. H Tapley-Soper - online, Hathi Trust ID 000112302
1940 The Register of Marriages, Baptisms and Burials of the Parish of Plymtree, co. Devon, A.D. 1538 to 1837, ed. E Hay
1945 The Register of Marriages, Baptisms and Burials of the Parish of Camborne, co. Cornwall, A.D. 1538 to 1837, eds. SE Gay, Mrs H Fox, S Fox, H Tapley-Soper
1948 Transcripts of Parish Registers, Bishops’ Transcripts, etc., in the possession of the Society, revised edn.
1954 The Register of Marriages, Baptisms and Burials of the Parish of Lapford, co. Devon, A.D. 1567 to 1837, AR Densham
1954 The Register of the Parish of St. Andrew’s, Plymouth, co. Devon, A.D. 1581 to 1618, with Baptisms, 1619-1633, ed. MCS Cruwys