"HILLFARRANCE, a parish in the hundred of Taunton, county Somerset, 4 miles W. of Taunton, and 3 N.E. of Wellington. The village is situated near the line of the Great Western railway. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £142 5s., and the curate's for £124 6s. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £153, in the patronage of Trinity College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to the Holy Cross." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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