Hittisleigh, Deanery of Dunsford.

Chanter 225A, 194-195

  1. Population and dissenters: Twenty Families – No Dissenters.

  2. Public or charity schools: No.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: The Rev’d Mr Perry is Rect. of the Parish; he resides at Wembury near Plymouth.

  5. Curate: Chichester Tomkins Clerk is Curate, and has Twenty five Pound a year allow’d him. And as there is no proper Place for a Minister to reside, he lives at Fulford about 3 or 4 mile from the Church.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Every Lord’s Day with a Sermon.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times, at Xstmas, Easter, Whitsunday, and Michaelmas.

  9. Number of communicants: About Thirty or Forty in general, Ten or Twelve communicated last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: Every other Sunday during the Summer.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    Chichester Tomkins Curate

    I deliver’d in my Specimen at your Lordship’s Visitation at Barnstaple, as Rect of Brendon. [Explanation]