Dean-Prior (St. George the Martyr)
DEAN-PRIOR (St. George the Martyr), a parish, in the union of Totnes, hundred of Stanborough, Stanborough and Coleridge, and S. divisions of Devon, 4 miles (S. S. W.) from Ashburton; containing 552 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2707 acres, of which 331 are common or waste. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £21; net income, £282; patron and impropriator, Sir John Buller Yarde Buller, Bart.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.