Bittadon Devon Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1790
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1668

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • West Down
  • Berrynarbor
  • Ilfracombe
  • Marwood

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BITTADON, a parish in Barnstaple district, Devon; 3½ miles SSE of Ilfracombe, and 5½ N by W of Barnstaple r. station. Post Town, Ilfracombe. Acres, 1,018. Real property, £597. Pop., 65. Houses, 11. The property is divided among four. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £83. Patron, W. A. Yeo, Esq. The church is small but good; and contains some fine monuments of the Chichester and Acland families.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Devon
Civil Registration District: Barnstaple
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Shirwell
Poor Law Union: Barnstaple
Hundred: Braunton
Province: Canterbury