A Topographical Dictionary of England
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.