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Sutton Montis or Montague (Holy Trinity)

SUTTON MONTIS or MONTAGUE (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Wincanton, hundred of Catsash, E. division of Somerset, 6 miles (N. by W.) from Sherborne; containing 191 inhabitants. It comprises 498 acres by computation; the soil is fertile, and the scenery of pleasing character. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 12. 1., and in the gift of the Rev. W. B. Leach, to whose family the advowson has belonged since the Reformation: the tithes have been commuted for £146. 17., and the glebe comprises 37 acres.

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