Colyton Rawleigh, Deanery of Ailesbeare.

Chanter 225A, 62-63

  1. Population and dissenters: We have about 3 or 4 score families. No dissenters, of any sort; no Licenced or other meeting house.

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

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is no Alms house or hospital. But there is a sum of money viz 150 pounds, the interest of which is Annually & very Punctually distributed to poor families.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do reside in my vic: house.

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Sundays & Holy days with a sermon on Sundays Both parts of the day.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four Times.

  9. Number of communicants: About thirty usually receive the sacrament of the Lords supper which was near the number of the Last Easters communicants.

  10. Catechising of children: In the fall of the year The children are duely sent to be instructed.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have none.

    Colaton Rawleigh v... Ed: Southcote A.M. inst: Feb: 6th 1732 Presb June 28th 1719 Lancelot Exon. [Explanation]