Leslie and Doris Troup on their wedding day





Births 1635 - 1812

Marriages 1631 -1927

Deaths 1630 - 1725

School Reunion 2007




Event Reports

Parish Website

Kingston Neighbourhood Plan

Salcombe History Society


This is the website of the Local History Society of the village of Kingston in the South Hams district of Devon, England.


Annual subscriptions are £3.50 per person for entry to all events.

Subscriptions run for a year from the AGM


Chapel Row


Next events (members free, non members £2):



Thursday February 22nd at 7:30 pm

Nigel Grist, local historian and Modbury resident, will give a detailed look at the surviving sites from the Bronze Age; also exploring the ancient Tin Mining industry on Dartmoor.


Thursday March 22nd at 7:30pm

John Gibson, joint owner of Thorn House, Wembury- overlooking the banks of the River Yealm with a historical garden created by William Arkwright - will take us back through the history of the estate with a talk entitled “A thousand years at Thorn”


2017/18 events




Archive Contents is a PDF file listing the items that are held in our archives. Please email us or contact a member of the committee if you wish to consult anything on this list.

Parish Registers contains scanned images of transcriptions of the Births/Christenings, Marriages & Deaths/Burials registers for the parish from 1635.

School Reunion - some photos from an event held on 15th September 2007

Grave Stones is a list of all Grave Stones & Memorials in the Church together with Census extracts about the families involved.


This website was originally set up using a grant from the Local Heritage Initiative
The website is now wholly funded & maintained
by the Kingston Local History Society