St Pauls, Deanery of Xtianity.

Chanter 225A, 300-301

  1. Population and dissenters: Fifty & one Families; of which number five are Dissenters, Presbyterians: There is no licenced or other Meeting House of Dissenters in this Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is one Charity School, consisting of Fifty Boys, maintained by Subscription. And having at several times catechised them in the Church, I find they are regularly instructed by their Master in the Principles of the Christian Religion.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is one Alms house, commonly called Fleaís Alms house. There are Lands of a considerable value, vested in the hands of Feoffees, left for the repair of the Church.

  4. Residence upon cure: I reside personally upon my Cure, but have no Parsonage House.

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed in the Church Tuesdays & Fridays, & with two Sermons on every Lordís day.

  8. Frequency of communion: Monthly.

  9. Number of communicants: About Fifty or Sixty usually Communicate, & at Festivals there is a greater number. At Easter last past there were more than an Hundred.

  10. Catechising of children: Every Passion Week. At which time notice being duly given to the Parishioners, their Children & Servants attend.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There are no Chapels within the Parish.

    St Paul, Exon: R: George Westlake A.M.
    inst: Oct: 2 1707 Presb: Feb: 21 1702. Jonat: Exon. [Explanation]

    St Paul July ye 19: 1744. Geo: Westlake Rectr.