A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
FARWAY, a parish in the hundred of COLYTON, county of DEVON, 3 miles (S. by E.) from Honiton, containing 346 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £15. 6. 8., and in the patronage of the Rev. T. Putt. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, has some piers and other portions in the Norman style. A school was endowed in 1795, by Mrs. Hannah Atkinson, with the dividends of certain stock, producing about £7 10. per annum.