Bickleigh (near Plymouth)
A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
BICKLEIGH, a parish in the hundred of ROBOROUGH, county of DEVON, 7 miles (N. N. E.) from Plymouth, containing 457 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Sheepstor annexed, in the archdeaconry of Totness, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £11. 4. 7., and in the patronage of Ralph Franco, Bart. The Plymouth railway passes along this parish. Here is a charity school; also an almshouse for six widows.