In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tipton St John like this:
TIPTON, a chapelry in Ottery-St. Mary parish, Devon; 2 miles S of Ottery-St. Mary r. station. It was constituted in 1841; and it has a post-office under Exeter. Pop., 470. Houses, 100. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £57.* Patron, the Vicar of Ottery. The church is good.
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Tipton St John is now part of East Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Tipton St John itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tipton St John in East Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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