A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
WOODLEIGH, a parish in the hundred of STANBOROUGH, county of DEVON, 3 miles (N.) from Kingsbridge, containing 298 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Totness, and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £22. 8. 4., and in the patronage of the Rev. R. Edmonds. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, contains an altar-tomb, representing the Resurrection of our Saviour.