West=Ansty, Deanery of South=Molton

Chanter 225B, 633-634

  1. Population and dissenters: 34 families of which one dissents & is of the presbitarian denomination. There is no meeting house in ye parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: No.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: Yes.

  5. Curate: No. But expect Mr John Tidboald, who was ordain'd by your Lordship Trin: Sun: last, from Oxford next week.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Sundays & holy days as long as I was able.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times.

  9. Number of communicants: About 25 or 6. And about 17 communicated at Easter last past. About 14 or 15 usually receive.

  10. Catechising of children: On Sundays, when I was in health & had Strength, & ye parishoners did then send their children & servants to be instructed.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    West Ansty V John Harris A.B. Inst: Novembr 3d 1697. Presb: 18. June. 1693. J. Exon.
    John Harris vic: of West Anstey

    Mr Harris is so weak yt he can't write his name himself.