The twentieth century brought more settlers. Before the Second World War, there are settlers recorded from a range of countries, including: Denmark, Norway and Belgium, as well as Germany

Before the Second World War, there are settlers recorded from a range of countries, including: Denmark, Norway and Belgium, as well as Germany.  Surnames such as Frederiksen, Larsen and De Ryke found in naturalisation records for residents of Bideford, provide the evidence.