Clyst St George, Deanery of Ailesbeare

Chanter 225A, 240-241

    [Entered at top of first page:] ‘Visitation to be held on Thursday the 19th day of July next.'

  1. Population and dissenters: About forty families, two of which are presbyterians. No Meeting house.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is a Charity School endowed with <an estate> of fifteen pounds a year; it is in ye breast of ye Trustees to have what number of children they please taught. There is another estate of three pounds a year given for ye teaching of six poor Children to read. Another person by will has ordered four poor children to be kept to reading, & each to have a Bible at going off: If any one of ye parish should be sent to ye University he is to be allowed four pounds a year for four years.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No Alms-house or Hospital. Sixteen six penny loaves to be given away to labourers every year: six hats to labourers every two years. Ten shillings to ye minister {to be} for a sermon to be preached ye first Sunday in May.

  4. Residence upon cure: I reside on my Cure, but not in my parsonage house, it being not quite finished.

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Sunday.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times.

  9. Number of communicants: About forty Communicants: About twenty five usually receive: last Easter upwards of thirty.

  10. Catechising of children: I catechize between Easter & Whitsunday.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No Chapel.

    Clyst St. George R.. Nich... Roe A.M.
    inst. Decbr 27. 1739., Presb. Decbr 23. 1739.
    Ste. Exon. [Explanation]