A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
HONEYCHURCH, a parish in the hundred of BLACK TORRINGTON, county of DEVON, 6¾ miles (E. by S.) from Hatherleigh, containing 66 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Totness, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £6. 7. 8., endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Hon. Newton Fellowes. The church is dedicated to St. James.