Chawley (St. James)
CHAWLEY (St. James), a parish, in the union of Crediton, hundred of North Tawton, South Molton and N. divisions of Devon, 2 miles (S. E. by E.) from Chulmleigh; containing 850 inhabitants. The parish comprises 4350 acres, of which 540 are common or waste. Fairs for cattle are held on May 6th and Dec. 11th. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £25. 14. 2.; net income, £455; patron, the Hon. N. Fellowes. The church has a low steeple covered with oak shingles, and contains some elegant screen-work.