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Bicton, Devon Family History

Bicton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Devon.

Other places in the parish include: Yettington.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1557

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bicton

  • Colaton Raleigh
  • Otterton
  • Lympstone
  • East Budleigh
  • Woodbury with Exton

Historical Descriptions


Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bicton, 4 miles S. E. Topsham. P. 198

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850


Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Yettington, a hamlet, in the parish of Bicton, union of St. Thomas, hundred of East Budleigh, Woodbury and S. divisions of Devon; containing 137 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV


  • County: Devon
  • Civil Registration District: St Thomas
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Aylesbeare
  • Poor Law Union: St Thomas
  • Hundred: East Budleigh
  • Province: Canterbury