Bickleigh Local History Day

Bickleigh Local History Day

When: to April  2016
Where:Bickleigh Village Hall, Bell Meadow, Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8RE

Information and displays of Bickleigh people, homes, trades and pastimes.

Look at Census details from 1801 to 1911 and auction sale details of farms and properties and how much they cost.

Find out about the history of The Mill, Railway Station, Castle, Cattle Market, Fishermans Cot and Trout Inns, School, Village Hall, Parish Rooms and Parish Church.

Discover the story of the Carew Family as Lords of the Manor and Church Rectors.

Stories and personal memories of Bickleigh life including an Olympic medallist, successful race horse owners, and a visit by the Beatles.

See artefacts from the Church and Castle and even the old petrol pump sign from the Trout Inn.