Chudleigh History Group

Preserving Our Parish History

Welcome to the Chudleigh History Group (CHG) website.

Here you will find information on CHG and an overview of Chudleigh's history (under 'About'); upcoming and past news items ('News'); scheduled talks, walks and visits ('Events'); research articles on town and parish history ('Articles'); publications by CHG or CHG members ('Publications'); a selection of old photographs and illustrations of local places ('Gallery') and links to a number of relevant external resources ('Links'). If you'd like to contact us to comment on this website or to request potential information we might hold on a topic of your own research, please use the 'Contact' page.

The History Group Logo

The History Group logo is in the form of a shield quartered and is a representation of four coats of arms belonging to families once influential in the parish, these being:


Upcoming events

Recent events

On 12 July, as part of Chudfest week, our Chair, David Harrrison, led a history walk around the town. As we were passing Town Mills (long a private residence, but still having a working water wheel and machinery), the owner invited us in to see the workings. Unfortunately the leat had been too dry recently to drive the wheel, but we were given a rare treat to see the wheel up close.

Photo: Mike Trebble

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