[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003
"UPTON HELIONS, a parish in the hundred of West Budleigh, county Devon, 3 miles from Crediton, its post town, and 9 from Exeter. The village is situated on the river Creedy. The soil consists of red loam and clay, with a subsoil of gravel. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £223. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities produce about £5 per annum. Mrs. Guerion is lady of the manor."