Transcript of the description for Bettiscombe from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851

BETTISCOMBE, a village 7 miles N.E. of Lyme Regis, 6 W. from Beaminster, and 8 S.W. from Crewkerne. The church is a small ancient Gothic structure, and the living is a rectory in the gift of R. B. Sheridan, Esq. M.P. The parish comprises 620 acres, and had in 1841, a population of 53.

Scott Rev. James W. Rectory
Caddy John Smith, farmer
Elliott Azariah, farmer
Warren Simon, farmer