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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bittadon St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Barnstaple|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Bittadon (St. Peter))
Online maps of Bittadon are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Devon online:
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.