Welcome to the Halberton History Group

The Halberton History Group, formed in 2009, is based at in the Twose Room at the Village Hall in Halberton, near Tiverton, Devon.

We maintain a local archive of documents (both paper and virtual), hold regular meetings, organise visits to places of interest and arrange talks from visiting speakers.

On this site you will find information about the history of our beautiful and historic parish and more information about our group. If you like what you see then we would love to welcome you as a new member.

We would like to thank Halberton Parish Council and Devon County Council for the financial support they have provided to our Group. 


On the 5th March the History Group Committee discussed the implications of the increasing number of cases of Coronavirus being recorded in the UK. At the end of that discussion the committee unanimously decided it is in the best interests of our members to postpone all Halberton History Group activities until further notice, including the AGM on 26th March.

For more information please click here for a copy of the notice that was emailed to all our members and contacts on 8th March.


Transcriptions of the manorial surveys of Halberton, 1658 - 1753. Click on the "Transcriptions" menu on the left

A booklet about the life of Canon Edward Girdlestone, vicar of St Andrew’s, Halberton from 1862 – 1872. Click on the "Publications" menu to the left

A transcription of the Halberton entries in the Devon Oath Roll of 1723. Click on the "Transcriptions" menu to the left.

A transcription of the census of the parish of Halberton taken by the Revd. Canon Edward Girdlestone in 1864. Click on the "Transcriptions" menu to the left

Our Halberton Newsletter bulletins for 2019 are now available as a single document. Click on the "Archive" menu to the left


The Halberton Events Diary compiles all local events - click here to find out what else is going on.


The Devon Rural Archive programme of events is available here.


The Halberton History Group,
Village Hall, 18, High Street,
Halberton, Tiverton,
Devon EX16 7AF
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