Notes for the village of
Bitton, GloucestershireA 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.
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Location and general
Located half way between the
centres of Bristol and Bath, the village still retains many
cotswold stone buildings. Today it has grown considerably.
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],
of 'Cattle Plague' (Source: Warmley C of E School log)
St Mary's Church
The large St
is a prominant presence in the village.
To be completed
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.