Monk-Okehampton, Deanery of Okehampton

Chanter 225A, 354-355

  1. Population and dissenters: There are 28 Families; amongst them all no Dissenters of any Sort or Denomination.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no Such School.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is a Little Field of ye value of 10s per annum given towards repairing the Church; and a Benefaction of £10 for the use of the poor, ye rent & Interest of Both which are yearly brought to account.

  4. Residence upon cure: I reside now, & have done so a considerable part of every year in my parsonage House, when not necessarily absent in Oxford.

  5. Curate: My Constant Curate for the time I am absent, is the Revd Mr Baron, whose Salary during the Time he Serves is, at the Rate of £30 per annum.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: There is Service performed with a Sermon once at least every Lordís Day, but generally speaking there is Service twice a day on Sundays, & for almost half the year, two Sermons every Sunday.

  8. Frequency of communion: Five times at least in every year.

  9. Number of communicants: There are in the Parish somewhat more than 50 communicants. Of these about 40 receivíd at Easter last, & generally <at othertimes> the number is somewhere about 20.

  10. Catechising of children: I Catechize on Sundays in the afternoons, Immediately after the Second Lesson: and the Parishioners send their children &c tolerably well.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There are the remains of an old Edifice, which by its figure appears once to have been, & is still callíd the Chapel, but very little of it is now remaining.

    Monkokehampton R:--- Edw: Rolle A:M:
    Inst: 24 Jun: 1732. Presb: Jun: 4. 1732. Jo: Oxon: [Explanation]