Holcombrogus, deanery of Tiverton.
Chanter 225A, 88-89
Population and dissenters:
About 158. Eight of which are Dissenters. 5 Quakers. 3 Anabaptists. No Dissenting Meeting-House.
Public or charity schools:
No Charity School; but a writing-master, who takes proper care of his Scholars.
Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment:
Residence upon cure:
The Revd. Mr Rt Bluett vicar, does not reside in his Parsonage, but in his Family-House which joins ye Church.
Samuel Wills ye residing Curate, ordainíd Priest Sept 4. 1738, by Stephen Exon. He does not live in ye Parsonage House. His allowance is £35 per annum.
Divine service at other churches:
Frequency of divine service:
On ye Lordís Day, & Holy-Days. Twice on ye Former, with a Sermon in ye morning.
Frequency of communion:
4 Times, viz, at Easter, Whitsunday, Michaelmas & Xtmas.
Number of communicants:
About 41, & 33 at Easter.
Catechising of children:
On ye Lordís Day in ye afternoon & generally from Lady-day to Michaelmas. The Parishioners are too Negligent in Sending their Children & servants to be instructed.
Chapels or chapels in ruins:
This canít be complyíd with, because Mr Bluett is now in London.