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Puddington (St. Thomas Becket)

PUDDINGTON (St. Thomas à Becket), a parish, in the union of Crediton, hundred of Witheridge, South Molton and N. divisions of Devon, 8 miles (N.) from the town of Crediton; containing 212 inhabitants, and comprising by measurement 1347 acres. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 8. 1½., and in the gift of C. N. Welman, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £131, and there are 81 acres of glebe. The church is a plain edifice, to which an aisle was added a few years ago. Here is a Presbyterian place of worship.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.

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