Church Taunton, deanery of Dunkeswell

Chanter 225A, 41-42

  1. Population and dissenters: Families about 80: Dissenters, two Families Anabaptists and one Presbiterian. No Meeting Houses in the Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: No Publick or Charity Skool in the Parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: I know of none.

  4. Residence upon cure: My Lord I do reside in in [sic] my Parsonage House.

  5. Curate: I have none.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Every Lords Day Prayers & Sermon Morning and After noon: only in ye Dead of Winter once a day.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four Times in the year.

  9. Number of communicants: About seven or Eight Communicants.

  10. Catechising of children: In Lent on Sundays Afternoon I used to Catechise till of late being disabled by the Gout I was obliged to desist for a Time.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: None.

    Church Staunton R. Robert Poplewell inst March: 14th 1722: Presb: March 12: 1703 Hen: London. [Explanation]