East=Ansty, Deanery of South=Molton

Chanter 225B, 635-636

  1. Population and dissenters: There are in ye parish of East Ansty 23 families. No Dissenter of any denomination nor meeting house.

  2. Public or charity schools: No.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: Yes.

  5. Curate: No.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No, Saving to Supply for a neighbouring clergyman now & yn in Sickness or absence.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Sundays & Holy days as ye Canon Directs.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times; viz: at Christmas, Easter, Whitsunday and ye Sunday before Michaelmas.

  9. Number of communicants: About thirty. And about twenty three communicated at Easter last past. About seventeen or eighteen do usually receive.

  10. Catechising of children: Usually in Lent, & at other times as occasion offers at which times ye parishioners do send their children & younger servants to be instructed in their chatechism.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    East Ansty R—Abraham Tidboald, A.B. inst: Feb: 7th 1710.
    Presb: Sept: 22d. 1706.
    Geo: Bath & Wells
    Abra: Tidboald. [Explanation]