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"COMBE FLOREY, a parish in the hundred of Taunton, in the county of Somerset, 6½ miles N.W. of Taunton, its post town, and 1½ mile W. of Bishop's Lydeard station. The West Somerset line passes through the parish. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £263, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to SS. Peter and Paul, is a neat building, with tower; the living of which was held at one time by the Rev. Sydney Smith. Here are National schools for both sexes. The annual value of the charities is about £11. Mrs. Helyar is lady of the manor, who resides at Combe Florey House." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
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