Devon Migration Map 1456-1550

As we move fifty years forward in time, we find some surprising connections starting to happen. The foundation is already being laid for the locations we find most of the Babbs in Devon.

Click on Map for full-sized image – Courtesy Bing Maps

Highweek comes up in a large number of property records and, in addition to Plymouth, has connections to Newton Abbot, Teigngrace, Moreleigh, Exeter and to Doddiscombsleigh itself.

Doddiscombsleigh has new connections to Chagford in Dartmoor Forest and John Hext Babb makes a surprising 80-year lease in Yelland which is just 1 mile/km from Fremington where almost 300 years later we find the Falcons of Fremington.

Exeter now also has a connection with Chagford and to Highweek.

Many of the locations are still one-and-done places at this point, but they provide access points for potential connections in neighboring towns.

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