A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831

Dorsetshire

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WAMBROOK, a parish in the hundred of BEAMINSTER-FORUM and REDHONE, Bridport division of the county of DORSET, 1 mile (S.W.) from Chard, containing 201 inhabitants.

The living is a rectory, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the Prebendary of Chardstock in the Cathedral Church of Salisbury, rated in the king's books at 8. 7. 1., and in the patronage of Mrs. Edwards. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, was anciently a chapel to the vicarage of Chardstock.

Volume 4, page 381

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