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A Topographical Dictionary of England

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 Samuel Lewis (1831)

Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)

GEORGEHAM, a parish in the hundred of BRAUNTON, county of DEVON, 8 miles (N. W. by W.) from Barnstaple, containing 811 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Barnstaple, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £40. 17.11. and in the patronage of Sir A. Chichester, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. George. Here is a charity school with a small endowment, in which between twenty and thirty children are instructed.