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 £7.50(to be voted at the AGM) per person for entry to all events.

Subscriptions run for a year from the AGM



Future events (members free, non members £5):


Thursday 30th January 2020 7 for 7.30pm
Film and Talk - "150 Years Salcombe and Hope Cove Lifeboats" - Roger Barrett, Salcombe Lifeboat Museum/Salcombe Maritime Museum.

Thursday 27th February 2020 7 for 7.30pm
Talk "History of Aviation in Plymouth and Plymouth's Airports" - Clive Charlton, Bere Ferrers Local Historian.

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