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Dowlish, West (St. John the Baptist)

DOWLISH, WEST (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Chard, hundred of Abdick and Bulstone, W. division of Somerset, 1 mile (S. E. by S.) from Ilminster; containing 31 inhabitants. The living is valued in the king's books at £3. 7. 6.: the church has been demolished, and the inhabitants attend the church of Dowlish-Wake.

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