Genealogy Notes for the village of Bitton, Gloucestershire
A miscellany of pictures and data arising out of research into the KIRBY's family trees (but not all linked to them). This is a work in progress so please treat the data with appropriate caution. For related information see List, Place Index and Wills Index

Location and general description

Located half way between the centres of Bristol and Bath, the village still retains many cotswold stone buildings. Today it has grown considerably.


1866 was the year of a terrible national Cattle Plague. A local school log from 1866 records the children being sent to church because it was a national day of Humiliation [humbling oneself before God], because of  'Cattle Plague' (Source: Warmley C of E School log)


St Mary's Church 

The large St Mary's Church is a prominant presence in the village.
St Mary's Church


To be completed 

Related links

A selection of links to other sites with information about this place



Any transcripts and images on this page are Copyright R I Kirby 2005 unless stated otherwise.