"CHILLINGTON, a parish in the hundred of South Petherton, in the county of Somerset, 3 miles from Ilminster, and 5 E. of Chard. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £60, in the patronage of Earl Powlett. The church, dedicated to St. James, is an ancient stone edifice. Here are National schools for both sexes. The lord of the manor is J. B. Notley, Esq." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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