A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
CHERITON (BISHOP), a parish in the hundred of WONFORD, county of DEVON, 6¼ miles (S. W.) from Crediton, containing 753 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £22. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the Bishop of Exeter. The church is dedicated to St. Mary.