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A Topographical Dictionary of England

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 Samuel Lewis (1831)

Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)

STOCKLAND, a parish forming a detached portion of the hundred of Whitchurch-Canonicorum, Bridport division of the county of Dorset, though locally in the county of Devon, 6¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Honiton, containing 1147 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at £ 15. 13. 11½., and in the patronage of the Freeholders and Inhabitants, The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a large ancient structure. The parochial school is well supported by annual donations.