"THELBRIDGE, a parish in the hundred of Witheridge, county Devon, 7 miles S.E. of Chulmleigh, its post town, 2 S.W. of Witheridge, and 6 N.E. of the Lapford station on the North Devon railway. The village is situated on the road from Crediton to South Molton and Barnstaple, and near the river Little Dart. The soil consists of loam, with a subsoil of clay. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £198. The church, dedicated to St. David, is an ancient structure, with a tower and five bells. The parochial charities produce about £4 per annum. J. Partridge, Esq., is lord of the manor."