West: Buckland, Deanery of Sherwill

Chanter 225B, 733-734

  1. Population and dissenters: Our parish, including those that have Relief, consists of Thirty five families. We have no Dissenters of any Denomination whatever.

  2. Public or charity schools: We have no publick or Charity School, endowed or otherwise maintain'd in our parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: We have no Alms-House, Hospital, or other charitable Endowment; either for the Repair of our Church, or other pious Use.

  4. Residence upon cure: I personally reside in my parsonage House.

  5. Curate: I have no Curate.

  6. Divine service at other churches: I somtime perform Divine Service for Lord Clinton's Chaplain in the Church of East=Buckland.

  7. Frequency of divine service: I preach and perform Divine Service in my Church, every Lord's Day, unless I am hindered by Sickness.

  8. Frequency of communion: I administer the Holy Sacrament of the Lord's Supper four times in every Year.

  9. Number of communicants: We have nigh Ninety Communicants in our parish: of which Twenty at least usually receive at Easter. Thirty or more, which I believe was about the Number last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: I Catechize the Children of my parish, which are willingly sent me, Yearly betwixt Lady Day and Michelmas.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have no Chapel within our parish, either Standing, or in Ruins.

    Richard Bartlett Rector of West: Buckland

    West Buckland R.—Richard Bartlett A.B. inst. Sept. 30. 1726. presb. March 5. 1709. Offsp. Exon. [Explanation]