The Last Will & Testament of John Babb (1697), Lord of Doddiscombsleigh

One of the records I’ve examined while conducting my detailed search of Doddiscombsleigh records is the Last Will & Testament of John Babb, Lord of the Manor. His will dated 1697 represents the end of the Babb reign of this Manor House and the associated Town Barton. John’s will clears up a question that I’ve […]

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´┐╝Devon Pedigree (Combeinteignhead – 1788) is no more!

I’ve settled into researching the apparent connections of the Combeinteignhead line and have come across a record that changes my understanding of several Pedigrees. There is still more work to do, but in my canvassing in Teignmouth, I came across a burial record for John Babb who died 05 Nov 1854 in East Teignmouth. He […]

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This Week’s Stops: Highweek and the greater Metropolitan Area

Once again, I fell I must apologize for using the term Metropolitan for these often tiny hamlets are are journeying through. We have stumbled upon yet another large Babb encampment. The eldest record in this collection is the town of Highweek. Searching in the area we come across records in Bishopsteignton, Bovey Tracy, Chudleigh, Combeinteignhead, […]

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