Ugborough  Devon


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ugborough like this:

UGBOROUGH, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Totnes district, Devon. The village stands 1½ mile SSW of Kingsbridge-Road r. station; and has a post-office under Ivybridge, cattle markets on the fourth Monday of every month, and fairs on the fourth Monday of May and Nov. The parish contains also five hamlets, and part of Ivybridge. ...

Acres, 8,659. Real property, £10,264; of which £30 are in quarries. Pop., 1,482. Houses, 303. The property is. much subdivided; and there are many pleasant residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £260.* Patrons, the Grocers' Company. The church is later English. There are an Independent chapel and a parochial school.—The sub-district contains four parishes. Acres, 24,849. Pop., 3,778. Houses, 781.

Ugborough through time

Ugborough is now part of South Hams district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Hams has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ugborough itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ugborough, in South Hams and Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2021

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