Holcombrogus, deanery of Tiverton.

Chanter 225A, 88-89

  1. Population and dissenters: About 158. Eight of which are Dissenters. 5 Quakers. 3 Anabaptists. No Dissenting Meeting-House.

  2. Public or charity schools: No Charity School; but a writing-master, who takes proper care of his Scholars.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: The Revd. Mr Rt Bluett vicar, does not reside in his Parsonage, but in his Family-House which joins ye Church.

  5. Curate: 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.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On ye Lordís Day, & Holy-Days. Twice on ye Former, with a Sermon in ye morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: 4 Times, viz, at Easter, Whitsunday, Michaelmas & Xtmas.

  9. Number of communicants: About 41, & 33 at Easter.

  10. 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.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    This canít be complyíd with, because Mr Bluett is now in London. [Explanation]