Residence upon cure:
Not allways, but only two months or thereabouts at different times; when Resident, in ye Parsonage House where I keep necessary’s for my use, such as beds &c. My Residence is chiefly in Cornwall; I have ye Hon[ou]r to be Chaplain to Ld Falmouth about whose person (when in ye Country) I do attend.
Curate: I have no Resident Curate. A Gentleman whose name is Jno Ellis, & inhabiting about 2 miles or 3 from ye Church of Lidford, & who has no other engagements in ye Church; qualify’d according to ye Canons to preach &c. He lives in his own house at Lewtrenchard, he constantly attends ye Service of ye Ch in my absence & I make him Suitable Satisfaction for his trouble.
Number of communicants: About 36. Whereof about 8 Communicated at Easter as inform’d by my Assistant. I did administer to 10 last Whitsunday.
Catechising of children: This necessary duty has been but too much neglected formerly. Since ye knoweldge of ye Lordships design to confirm diligence herein has been used, and a tolerable appearance of persons ye Smallness of ye Congregation consider’d. For ye future greater care shall be taken.