Huish (St. James)

HUISH (St. James), a parish, in the union of Torrington, hundred of Shebbear, Black Torrington and Shebbear, and N. divisions of Devon, 5½ miles (N.) from Hatherleigh; containing 141 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 19. 10., and in the gift of Lord Clinton: the tithes have been commuted for £117, and the glebe comprises 63 acres. Pipe-clay and potters'-clay are found.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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