Chaffcombe (St. Michael)
CHAFFCOMBE (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Chard, hundred of South Petherton, W. division of Somerset, 3¼ miles (S. by W.) from Ilminster; containing 288 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 10. 2½., and in the patronage of Earl Poulett: the tithes have been commuted for £155, and the glebe consists of 28 acres.