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

"SHOBROOKE, a parish and township in the hundred of West Budleigh, county Devon, 2 miles N.E. of Crediton, its post town. The village, which is considerable, is situated near Cheriton Fitzpaine, and is chiefly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter. The parochial charities produce about £23 per annum, of which £6 goes to the school. Shobrooke Park and the Sanctuary are the principal residences."

"LITTLE FULFORD, a tything partly in the parishes of Cheriton-Fitzpaine and Shobrooke, hundred of West Budleigh, but chiefly in the parish and hundred of Crediton, county Devon, 1½ mile N.E. of Crediton.

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003