Alwington, Deanery of Hartland

Chanter 225B, 638-639

  1. Population and dissenters: About forty six, or seven, among which, there is not one Dissenter of any Denomination.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no Charity School within this parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is neither Alms house, Hospital, or other charitable endowment within this Parish.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do personally reside in the Parsonage house.

  5. Curate: I personally attend the Cure.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is always performed every Lords day with a sermon <in the> morning, and in the afternoon during the Summer half year, with a sermon in ye morning the winter half year, and Prayers in the afternoon.

  8. Frequency of communion: Five times in the year, Easter day, and the Lords day following being two of them.

  9. Number of communicants: About seventy persons who sometime or other in the year attend at the communion, and between fifty and sixty communicated at Easter last past, {and} or on the Lords day following.

  10. Catechising of children: Children are Catechised in the Church thro' out the several Lords days in Lent at evening service.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There is no chapel belonging to this Parish.

    Alwington R. George Blake. A.M. inst. Decr. 10th 1713.
    Presb. May. 30th. 1708. W. Oxon. [Explanation]