These pages give an overview of the history of Ide as well as linking to sites that may be of interest to villagers, historians and genealogists. We will also include old photographs/pictures of Ide – if you have any pictures that you would like to share do please let us know.Ide is lucky in that a number of books have been written about it’s history including:

Ide of Yesteryear by Mavis Piller (Obelisk Publications)

Ide by Bill Rowland (Obelisk Publications)

A History of the People & Parish of Ide by Donald Burnett (Strangaton Books)

An interesting overview of the village, its characteristics and the conservation area can be found at:

If you know of any other websites that would be of interest to villagers, historians or geneaolgists please let us know.