Upton Hellions, Deanery of Cadbury

Chanter 225A, 230-231

  1. Population and dissenters: Families 24. Presb: Dissenters 1. No Meeting House.

  2. Public or charity schools: No.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: No.

  5. Curate: No. The Curates names is Jno Leach, who is Licence’d & excus’d from residence upon ye account of his School at Crediton.

  6. Divine service at other churches: Mr Leach serves no other Church.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Lord’s Day, & on all other Days appointed by Authority &c.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times.

  9. Number of communicants: About forty, twenty five of whom, or there abouts rec’d last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: The Parishioners duly send their Children to be instructed in ye Catechism, & they are catechiz’d in ye Church at such Seasons as are judged most convenient.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    Upton Hellions R--- Hen: Manning, A.B. inst. Feb: 24th 1730. Presb. July 7th 1728. Stephen Exon. [Explanation]