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A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
FARWAY, a parish in the hundred of COLYTON,
county of DEVON, 3 miles (S. by E.) from Honiton,
containing 346 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in
the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the
king's books at £15. 6. 8., and in the patronage of the
Rev. T. Putt. The church, dedicated to St. Michael,
has some piers and other portions in the Norman style.
A school was endowed in 1795, by Mrs. Hannah
Atkinson, with the dividends of certain stock, producing
about £7 10. per annum.