St. Davids, Deanery of Xtianity

Chanter 225A, 282-283

  1. Population and dissenters: The Number of Families are about 140. of these 17 are Dissenters. 8 denominated Presbyterians. 4 Quakers. 2 Anabaptists. 1 Arrian. 2 Roman Catholicks. There is no licenced or other Meeting-House of Dissenters in this Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: No Publick or Charity School in this Parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is an Alms-house under the Management of the Chamber of this City. We have no Benefactions for the Repair of our Church.

  4. Residence upon cure: [No answer given]

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Lordís Day with a Sermon in ye Morning & Afternoon, & Prayers are read on Wednesdays & Fridays.

  8. Frequency of communion: Once a Month.

  9. Number of communicants: About 180 Communicants. 50 usually receive. About 80 communicated last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: The Charity-Children are catechizíd twice in the year, a proportionable Number of them in this Church on Whitsunday & on a Lordís Day in December No others are sent.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have no Chapels within our Parish, nor any Chapel in Ruins.

    J. Weston Curate of St Davidís