Awlescombe, Deanery of Dunkeswell

Chanter 225A, 54-55

  1. Population and dissenters: About ninety families, seven of which are dissenters, & under ye Denomination of Presbyterians we have no meeting-House in our Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no publick or charity school in our parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is none.

  4. Residence upon cure: Yes.

  5. Curate: No, I serve ye Cure myself.

  6. Divine service at other churches: Yes.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine service is perform’d in my Church on Holy Days, & once only every Lord’s Day with a sermon, because the Benefice is small.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times in ye year.

  9. Number of communicants: About threescore, thirty of which usually receive & I believe five or six & thirty of them receiv’d at Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: I Catechize ye Children & servants in my Parish every year from Trinity sunday to ye second sunday in August & my Parishioners send them to Church to be instructed by me.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    R. Martyn vicar of Awlescombe.

    Awlescombe V. --- Roger Martyn A.B. inst. July 9th 1723. Presb July 7th 1723 Lan: Exon. [Explanation]