Family History Federation

Tree House Research and Advice Service

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Tree House contains many indexes, documents, books and finding aids, mostly related to Devon.

We are also a Service Point for Devon Heritage Centre and have microfiche copies of the Devon Parish Registers and Inland Revenue Wills.


Cost: £12 for 60 minutes research and up to 10 photocopies of material. This is payable in advance and is non-refundable.

We cannot guarantee a result but will do our best to answer your enquiry with the resources available to us at Tree House.

Further research may be advised and can be arranged.

For general advice on Devon Research, we suggest you use our WWW Board

Or contact the Tree House team by email at

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Devon Person Enquiry

So that we do not duplicate your research to date, please complete information where known or indicate “info wanted”

Devon Place Enquiry

Online Sources Used

Please indicate, which online source you have already used e.g. DFHS webpages, Genuki Devon, Family Search, Ancestry, Find My Past, FreeBMD.

Further Information Related to Your Request

We will consult the following resources, as appropriate, to help answer your Devon-related research enquiry.

  • Our complete range of indexes
  • GRO indexes
  • Consular returns, Marine births and deaths, Regimental returns
  • Our extensive 6,000 volume library of Devon people, places and family histories
  • Parish files with a miscellany of contents
  • Family Trees, Certificates, Wills, Maps, deposited family history research
  • Our large collection of microfiche and CDs
  • Methodist records
  • Censuses
  • Online resources

We will provide up to 10 pages of information, subject to copyright restrictions.

If more than 10 pages are available, we will advise the additional cost.

Searches will be undertaken as soon as possible after your application, but we rely on the goodwill of our volunteers & ask for your patience for more complicated enquiries.

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