Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Sidbury 1831

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Sidbury

from

A Topographical Dictionary of England

by

 Samuel Lewis (1831)

Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)

SIDBURY, a parish in the eastern division of the hundred of BUDLEIGH, county of DEVON, 2½ miles (N. N. B.) from Sidmouth, containing 1612 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £28. The church is dedicated to St. Giles. There is a place of worship for Independents. Sidbury is a decayed market-town, but there are still two annual fairs for cattle, on the Tuesday before Ascension-day, and at Michaelmas. On the Barton, or manor, of Sand is an old mansion, with the inscription Hortus Johannis Capelli over the garden door. A school is supported by small annual subscriptions.