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Tedburn (St. Mary)

TEDBURN (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of St. Thomas, hundred of West Wonford, Crockernwell and S. divisions of Devon, 4½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Crediton; containing 867 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the road from Exeter to Oakhampton, and comprises 3612 acres, of which 351 are common or waste. A cattle-fair is held on the Monday before Michaelmas-day. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8. 6. 3., and in the gift of the Rev. Charles Burne: the tithes have been commuted for £400, and the glebe comprises 38½ acres. At Hackworthy, in the parish, was formerly a chapel of ease.

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