Ashweter, Deanery of Holsworthy

Chanter 225A, 338-339

  1. Population and dissenters: I know not what number of familys are in this parish, nor of Dissenters in it, nor of any Meeting house.

  2. Public or charity schools: I know of no publick or Charity=School in this parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: I know of no Almshouse hospital or other Charitable Endowment in this parish.

  4. Residence upon cure: I doe reside personally on my Cure & in the parsonage house.

  5. Curate: I am ye Residing Curate & my name is Wm Sympson and doe Live in ye Parsonage house & am allowed forty Eight pounds a year.

  6. Divine service at other churches: I perform divine service in no other church but this of Ashwater.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine service is perform’d twice every Lords day in this Church, with a sermon in ye Morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: The holy sacrament of ye Lords Supper is Administred in this Church four times in ye year.

  9. Number of communicants: The number of ye Communicants I know not, nor what number rec’d at Easter last past.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children are Catechised in the Church as often as they are sent for yt purpose or are sent to be instructed.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: Here is no Chapel in this parish.