Isle-Abbot's (St. Mary)

ISLE-ABBOT'S (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Langport, hundred of Abdick and Bulstone, W. division of Somerset, 4¾ miles (N. by W.) from Ilminster; containing, with the tything of Stewley and hamlet of Woodland, 413 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol, under whom the vicar is lessee of the rectorial tithes. These have been commuted for £348, and the vicarial tithes for £100; there are three acres of rectorial, and 2 of vicarial, glebe. The Baptists have a place of worship.

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

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