Curryton, Deanery of Tavistoke

Chanter 225A, 380-381

  1. Population and dissenters: Thirteen Families; but no Dissenters of any sort.

  2. Public or charity schools: No.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not reside, but have another Small Parish, which is my place of Residence, callíd Poughill, in ye County of Cornwall.

  5. Curate: I have a Residing Curate, whose name is John Doidge, Duly qualified according to ye Canons; who lives in a mean house of his own, within ye Parish & whose Salary is Thirty pounds per Annum.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Lordís Day, with a Sermon in ye morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: Five times. Twice at Easter Palm-Sunday & Easter-Day, Whitsunday, Michaelmas, & at Christmas.

  9. Number of communicants: Thirty Eight Communicants, or Thereabouts: The greatest part whereof usually receive; Thirty, or Thereabouts, Easter last past.

  10. Catechising of children: In Lent, every year, when ye Children are sent to be Instructed in their Catechism.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    Coriton C: Johan: Doidge A.B. Licen: exhibit & tent. & Presb. Jan: 22. 1728. Stephan Exon.

    July ye 7th 1744. Attested by John Doidge Cur: of Coriton [Explanation]