Chittlehampton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.
Other places in the parish include: Brightley, Eastacott, Umberleigh, Blakewell, and Bidacott.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1575
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Bible Christian Methodist, Plymouth Brethren, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- West Buckland
- High Bickington
- Bishop’s Tawton
- South Molton
- East Buckland
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHITTLEHAMPTON, a village and a parish in South Molton district, Devon. The village stands 3 miles NE of Umberleigh r. station, and 5 W of South Molton; and has a post office under South Molton, North Devon. The parish includes also the hamlets of Bidacott, Blakewell, Brightley, and Eastacott. Acres, 8,720. Real property, £8,544. Pop., 1,660. Houses, 354. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the family of Rolle. Hudscott is the seat of the Heathcotes. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £413. Patrons, the Trustees of Lord Rolle. The church is perpendicular English and cruciform; and contains a sculptured stone pulpit, and fine monuments to the Giffords and the Rolles. The vicarage of Chittleham-Holt is a separate charge. There are small chapels for Wesleyans and Plymouth Brethren. An ancient stone cross, on a lofty pedestal, stands about ½ a mile E of the village. Charities, £18.
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: South Molton
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Barnstaple
- Poor Law Union: South Molton
- Hundred: South Molton
- Province: Canterbury