Alverdiscot, Deanery of Hartland

Chanter 225B, 844-845

  1. Population and dissenters: The No. of Familys including Cottage Houses about Twenty. No Dissenters of any Denomination.

  2. Public or charity schools: No Publick or Charity School.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No Alms House or Hospital, or any Benefactions in Land or Money.

  4. Residence upon cure: No. I have the Bishop's Leave to reside at Landkey.

  5. Curate: Mr. Crowther is the Curate and Licensed by his Lordship:

  6. Divine service at other churches: Mr Crowther is Licensed to Serve the cure of Instow with that of Alscot.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed on all great Festivals and on certain Solemn Days for which particular Services are appointed; and once every Lord's Day with a Sermon, the Curate performing it the other part of the Day at the Parish Church of Instow.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times a year of which Easter is one.

  9. Number of communicants: In No Twenty, ten of which No. Communicated the Last Easter Day.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children are Catechized once a fortnight in ye Afternoon on Sundays in the Summer; but it has been frequently omitted by the Curate ('till within this month) on account of an ill State of Health.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No Chapels within this Parish.

    Alscot R: William Prince A:M: Insti. Augst. 25th. 1741
    Prebys. July ye 12th. 1730 Stephen: Exon. [Explanation]