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

"WELCOMBE, a parish in the hundred of Hartland, county Devon, 5 miles S.W. of Hartland. It is situated on the Cornish border, near the coast of the Bristol Channel, which bounds the parish on the W. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Exeter, value £60. The church is dedicated to St. Nectan. The Wesleyans have a chapel. Lord Clinton is lord of the manor."

Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003