|WAMBROOK, a parish in the hundred
of BEAMINSTER-FORUM and REDHONE, Bridport division of the county of
DORSET, 1¾ 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.
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