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Combe Raleigh aka Comb Rawleigh, a parish in the East Division, Hundred of Axminster, 1-1/2 miles north northwest of Honiton, less than five miles northeast of Upottery, eight miles northwest of Colyton... The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books... J. R. DREWE, Esq. was patron in 1827.... This parish was formerly denominated Comb-Baunton and Comb-Matthew. (Lewis) "...The manor was successively held by the BAUNTON, MATTHEWS, RALEGH, DENNIS, and other families. It is now (1850) held by the Rev. Wm. BERNARD, but part of the soil belongs to Mrs. WOODWARD and other freeholders..." (White)
<1332> Combe Ralegh Devonshire Lay Subsidy Roll Dionis' de COMBE 12d