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A history of Bideford

Duncan Fielder

A history of Bideford

by Duncan Fielder

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Published by Phillimore in Chichester, Sussex, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bideford (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Bideford (England) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDuncan Fielder.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.B56 F54 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 102 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2448603M
      ISBN 100850335744
      LC Control Number87147146
      OCLC/WorldCa18137210

        Subtitled “A Memorable History of England, comprising all the parts you can remember, including Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates” is a . Bideford became famous in the Victorian era as the setting of Charles Kingsley’s book Westward Ho! Bideford became a visitor attraction but this North Devon town by the River Torridge has a rich and much older maritime heritage. In fact, Bideford was once one of England's great ports.

      Thanks to the late Richard Chope, the history of Hartland has been very fully and competently researched. Amongst his many publications on the subject the main one is: Chope, R.P. The Book of Hartland, Torquay, Devonshire Press, , pp. (A very detailed account, based on primary sources (which are extensively quoted), of the history of. Torridge, district in the northwestern part of the administrative and historic county of Devon, southwestern England. It is located on the Bristol Channel, with its eastern boundary at the mouth of the River Torridge, the site of Bideford, its main town and administrative centre. The geology of the.

      The book went on to become a bestseller and the setting for the book, a nearby resort, was affectionately named Westward Ho! in honour. Today, the area known as East-the-Water is a great base for your holiday in North Devon. It's proximity to Bideford town, as well as the North Devon coast means that there are plenty of things to do. Buy The Book of Bideford: The Development of a Devonian Market Town (Halsgrove Community History S.) by Christie, Peter, Grant, Alison (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Peter Christie, Alison Grant.


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A history of Bideford by Duncan Fielder Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE BIDEFORD HISTORY PAGE has 7, members. If you live(d) or have worked in and around Bideford, please feel free to share your pictures of the past.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 25 cm: Responsibility. Bideford History Tour is a unique guide to the fascinating past of an historic English port town.

Sited astride the River Torridge, its two halves are linked by the thirteenth-century bridge with its twenty-four arches all of different sizes. Founded by the Saxons, it has a long and fascinating history as a port and market town.3/5(1).

Walter Henry's Bookshop, Bideford, United Kingdom. likes. Bideford's local independent bookshop. All categories of books stocked. Huge range of local interest books and maps, as well as local /5(7).

A great followup to David M. Wilson's oversize book "The Bayeux Tapestry". " The Hidden history in the Bayeux Tapestry" offers a new an gripping interpretation of the tapestry. One of my favorite books; my husband immediately started rereading it after the first time by: 2. The Book of Bideford, Halsgrove, Tiverton () pp.

[ISBN 1 3] Christie, Peter and Hobbs, Graham. Bideford Through Time, Amberley Publishing () 96 pp. [ISBN ] Christie, Peter and Hobbs, Graham. Bideford History Tour, Amberley Publishing () 96 pp. [ISBN ] Clement, H.C.

History of Bideford Town It was in the 16th century that a genuine attempt to establish the crossing as a monument of permanence was made. It was rebuilt in stone and widened, thus taking on the shape which is now familiar today.

Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon. It is the main town of the Torridge local government district9 MAY Our London Antiquarian Book Fair in June has also been cancelled but will return in May APRIL 29TH VIRTUAL FAIR STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS Back.

History of Bideford. Book Description. Scarce and early book on North Devon Tight and clean List of Subscribers Author Watkins. Date Condition VG in contemporary binding. Pages pp. Bideford, Devon [Bibliography] Up to Northam had a workhouse from around (Hitchcock, ).

A parliamentary report of recorded parish workhouses in operation at Bideford (for up to 75 inmates), Hartland (90), Northam (80), Parkham (20), Woolfordisworthy (8). Bideford & District Community Archive, Northam, Devon. likes talking about this 2 were here. We hold bound originals of Bideford Gazette from /5(5).

The Book of Bideford: The Development of a Devonian Market Town (Halsgrove Community History) by Peter Christie and Alison Grant | 1 May Hardcover. I was born in in Bideford. I went to a small private school near the strand but it closed down, then went to church infants school near St Mary's Church, then to another school near Abbotsham Road, then Geneva School.

I had lots of relatives living in Bideford. An Essay Towards a History of Bideford in the County of Devon () Chapman, R. Seventy Years of Pilgrimage: Being a Memorial of William Hake () Tyerman, L.

The Life of George Whitefield () Neatby, W. A History of the Plymouth Brethren () Bennett, W. Robert Cleaver Chapman of Barnstaple () Lang, G. Anthony Norris. The manor of Bideford was recorded in the Domesday Book of as held at some time in chief from William the Conqueror by the great Saxon nobleman Brictric, but later held by the king's wife Matilda of Flanders (c.

– ). There were then 30 villagers, 8 smallholders and 14 slaves in Bideford. According to the account by the Continuator of Wace and others, in his youth Brictric OS grid reference: SS Bideford - Professional Family History, Family Trees, Genealogy, House and Ancestry Research Service by Professional Genealogist UK and local history research.

Past Discoveries is a Genealogical and Family History Research Company offering a friendly and efficient service to those who wish to find out more about their family history. Other nearby recommended towns & villages. Appledore (52 Pictures). a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon ( miles, km, direction N of Bideford) Appledore is as enchanting as its name.

It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay. Welcome to Bideford Bideford is a town where history can be found on every street. It is a history so colourful, and so significant that it has the power to change the future prosperity of the town forever.

It is a history that the people of Bideford can and should celebrate at every opportunity. Bideford History Tour is a unique guide to the fascinating past of an historic English port town.

Sited astride the River Torridge, its two halves are linked by the thirteenth-century bridge with its twenty-four arches all of different sizes. Founded by the Saxons, it has a Brand: Amberley Publishing.

Bideford Hotels | guide to Bideford. Bideford is thought to date back to Roman times. It grew to become a very important port by the 13th century. The original Long Bridge over the River Torridge at Bideford dates back to this happy time in Bideford’s history.

Bideford is now a sub-port of Barnstaple. On Braunton Sands is a lighthouse, with 2 fixed lights (Bideford) seen at 11 and 14 miles. Admiral Sir Richard Grenville, who fell .The history on this page is taken from 'The Long Bridge of Bideford' by Peter Christie BA(Hons), MPhil & Frank g FRIBA.

'The Long Bridge of Bideford' book is available from the Trust Warden (Lester Bird) at Underwood Wright, 23a The Quay, Bideford, EX39 2EZ - it costs £ plus postage.Our Society was formed in for enjoyment by those who take an interest in the history of South Warwickshire and beyond. We sustain a membership of over interested members, due to our varied, lively and compelling range of guest speakers, many renowned leaders in their meet on the third Friday of the month at pm in the Crawford Hall, Salford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4EZ.