Yarcomb, Deanery of Dunkeswell

Chanter 225A, 50-51

  1. Population and dissenters: The Number of Families in this Parish are eighty or very near it; of these are two Sorts of Dissenters, Two of them are Presbyterians and four Anabaptists. No Meeting House in it.

  2. Public or charity schools: None.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: None.

  4. Residence upon cure: My Residence is upon my other Living.

  5. Curate: Mr Thomas Tothill is my Curate, whom your Lordship ordained last Trinity Sunday.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No where else, but when I preach at my other Living.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On the Lords-day, sometimes Holy-days, & on other Days that are to be observed by Authority.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four Times in the year.

  9. Number of communicants: About 25 Communicants there are here I think we had 26 or 27 last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: About Midsummer the Children are usually catechised, when we continue, till we have gone thro the Parish every year.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: None.

    William Palmer.

    Yarcombe V. William Palmer A.M.
    inst March 25 1737. Presb. Sept. 25 1726.
    Stephan Exon. [Explanation]