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A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
EXBOURNE, a parish in the hundred of BLACK TORRINGTON,
county of DEVON, 4¾ miles (E. by S.)
from Hatherleigh, containing 503 inhabitants. The
living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Totness,
and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's hooks at
£7. 11. 8. The Rev. F. Belfield was patron in 1793.
The church is dedicated to St. Mary. A fair for cattle
and pedlary is held annually on the third Monday in