West Chelborough

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CHELBOROUGH, WEST, a parish, in the union of BEAMINSTER, hundred of TOLLERFORD, Sherborne division of DORSET, 2½ miles (W. N. W.) from Evershot, containing 58 inhabitants, and consisting of 578a. 3r. 28p. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 15. 7½.; and in the gift of the family of Rolle, and John Bragge, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £82, and the glebe comprises 29¼ acres.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, 1848. Transcribed by Nigel Batty-Smith ©2014

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