Cadeleigh, Deanery of Cadbury

Chanter 225A, 228-229

  1. Population and dissenters: There are fifty seven or eight Families in the whole in the parish. There is no dissenting Family of any Denomination whatsoever.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no Publick or Charity School in the Parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: We have an Alms-house but no Endowment to it. And two small Tenements one of which consists only of a house and Garden let for twenty Shillings per year the other of a house and orchard and one meadow & two arrable fields let for five pounds per year for the Repair of the Church at the Direction of the Church Warden.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do reside personally upon the Cure of Cadeleigh in the Parsonage House.

  5. Curate: I Have no Curate.

  6. Divine service at other churches: I do serve Cadbury ajoyning parish to my own.

  7. Frequency of divine service: I do preach once and read prayers twice every Sunday halfe the year and only once every Sunday the other halfe year. And I do read Prayers all Holy days and fast days.

  8. Frequency of communion: The Holy Sacrament of the Lords Supper is administerd four Times in the year.

  9. Number of communicants: There may be about an hundred and fourty in the whole of Age to receive the Sacrament. There are generally between thirty and forty who communicate usually And about forty <Easter> last past.

  10. Catechising of children: I generally catechize the Children halfe a dozen Sundays in the Summer season. There are about Thirty Children & servants who attend.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There is no Chapel within our Parish.

    William Yard Rectr of Cadeleigh

    Cadeleigh R.óWilliam Yard A.B.
    inst: June. 19. 1723. Presb. December 23. 1722
    Geo: Bath & Well. [Explanation]