[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]

"CULMSTOCK, a parish in the hundred of Hemyock, in the county of Devon, 6½ miles N.E. of Cullompton, and the same distance from Wellington, its post town. It is situated on the river Culme, about 4 miles distant from the Tiverton Junction station of the Great Western railway. The village is considerable, and many of the inhabitants are engaged in the woollen mills. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Exeter, value £250, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church is dedicated to All Saints, and contains a stone screen. The charities amount to £13 per annum. Fairs are held on the 21st May and 1st October."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003