Bittadon, Devon

Historical Description

Bittadon, a parish in Devonshire, 5½ miles SSE of Ilfracombe, and 5½ N by W of Barnstaple station on the G.W.R. Post town, Barnstaple; money order and telegraph office, Ilfracombe. Acreage, 1050; population, 46. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; net value, £80 with residence. The church is small but good, and contains some fine monuments of the Chichester and Acland families, and was restored in 1883-87.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Devon
Ecclesiastical parish Bittadon St. Peter
Hundred Braunton
Poor Law union Barnstaple

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the South West Heritage Trust, Parochial Church Council, and Devon Family History Society have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Bittadon


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bittadon from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Bittadon are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the County of Devon in the year 1564, with additions from the earlier visitation of 1531, is online.

A part transcript of The Visitations of Devon comprising the Herald's Visitations of 1531, 1564, and 1620, with additions by Lieut-Col J.L. Vivian.

DistrictNorth Devon
CountyDevon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtEX31
Post TownBarnstaple