Bideford Andrew’s Dole

Where: Formerly at Bideford, Devon
When: Formerly on New Years Day
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Andrew’s Dole was a charitable gift of loaves to the needy founded by the Mayor, John Andrew in 1605 and distributed each January 1st. I have been unable to find any evidence of its continuation into modern times…if I find anything out, I’ll amend this article.