Leslie and Doris Troup on their wedding day




  • Births 1635 - 1812
  • Marriages 1631 -1927
  • Deaths 1630 - 1725


School Reunion 2007




Annual Reports


Event Reports

Parish Website

Kingston Neighbourhood Plan

Salcombe History Society

Devon Rural Archive
(at Shilstone)


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 £5.00 per person for entry to all events.

Subscriptions run for a year from the AGM


Chapel Row

Click on this picture of Chapel Row in the Beast from the East to see pictures of Kingston in 2018


Next events (members free, non members £3):


Plympton St Maurice History Walk - Thursday 23rd May 2019 10am
A guided walk led by Freddie and Audrey Mills, Plympton St Maurice Civic Association - followed by pub lunch.

Higher Uppacott - Saturday 29th June 2019 10am

Guided visit to Higher Uppacott, Poundsgate - a medieval Dartmoor longhouse maintained by Dartmoor National Park Authority undergoing substantial and interesting conservation works - followed by pub lunch.




see the blog for details


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