Hockworthy, Deanery of Tiverton.

Chanter 225A, 90-91

  1. Population and dissenters: Thirty Eight Familys. Two Dissenters, One Presbyterian, the other Anabaptist. No Meeting House &c.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no School &c.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: {None} &c. &c. There has been some money given to the parish but ye Sum I cannot learn ye keys of ye Church Coffer where the writings are kept be lost, but I am sensible great part of ye money has been lost thro’ the insolvency of ye persons with whom it was Entrusted.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do.

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: At none, unless now & then to assist my Brethren.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice Every Lds day <unless for ye Reason above> with a sermon in the morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times.

  9. Number of communicants: {Six}Eighteen Communicants. About 7 or 8 usually receive. Ten Easter Last.

  10. Catechising of children: Generally between Whitsundtide & Michaelmas The Parishioners are not altogether so dutiful to their Children & Servts as I could wish.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: None. &c.

    Hockworthy. R... Joseph Jones A.B. Inst: May 30 1732. Presb: Sept: 19. 1731. Richard Lichen & Coven. [Explanation]