Halwell, Deanery of Holsworthy

Chanter 225A, 326-327

  1. Population and dissenters: There are 32 Families in my Parish. There are no Dissenters of any sort or Denomination.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no Publick or Charity School, endowed or otherwise maintained.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is no Alms-house, Hospital, or other charitable Endowment.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not reside personally, having a numerous Family to take care of & my Parsonage House not capable of containing ‘em with any Convenience, However, such as it is, I keep it in good Repair. I reside for the most part at Holsworthy.

  5. Curate: I have no residing Curate, The Living is of too small value to maintain one Solely. The Person who has several years officiatied is William Webber, who lives, & performs Divine Service, in Clawton likewise, an adjoyning Parish. He is duly qualified, & I allow him more than half the Composicions of the Parish for serving it.

  6. Divine service at other churches: By the Licence & Concurrence of our late Diocesan, & for the support of my Family, I perform Divine Service at Holsworthy & Week St. Pancras.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed in my Church frequently on Holy=days, & once <constantly> every Lord’s-Day with a Sermon.

  8. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lords Supper is administred four Times in the year in my Church.

  9. Number of communicants: There are about 50 Communicants in my Parish. And above 30 of them Communicated at Easter last past.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children are catechiz’d divers Sundays in the year in the Afternoon in my Church.

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

    Halwill R.--- Thomas Warren, A.M.
    inst. June 11th 1735. Presb. Sept. 21st 1729.
    Stephan. Exon. [Explanation]