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

"TRUSHAM, a parish in the hundred of Exminster, county Devon, 2 miles N.W. of Chudleigh, its post town, and 9 S.W. of Exeter. The village, which is small and straggling, is situated near the river Teign. The soil consists of light loam upon a subsoil of atone brash. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter, value £160. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, contains a carved screen. The parochial charities produce about £35 per annum, which go to the widows' almshouses. There is a free school with a small endowment. Sir L. T. Paulk, Bart., is lord of the manor."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003