Creacombe, Deanery of South=Molton

Chanter 225B, 649-650

  1. Population and dissenters: We have in the Parish of Creacombe only seven Families. No Dissenters of any denomination, nor Dissenting Meeting House.

  2. Public or charity schools: We have none.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: The Benefice is very small and by no means a competency of itself, but I serve it only as a Curate. I reside at South Molton and there keep a small Grammar School.

  5. Curate: My Salary is fourteen pounds per year.

  6. Divine service at other churches: Yes, at Molland; where I serve a Lecture, and Preach and read Prayers once every Lords Day.

  7. Frequency of divine service: I read Prayers and preach here constantly once every Lords Day, which is Customary Service of ye Church.

  8. Frequency of communion: At the four usual seasons of ye year.

  9. Number of communicants: We had at Easter last about twelve Communicants and this is generally near ye number.

  10. Catechising of children: We have but four or five Children that are of <an> age to be Catechiz'd, whom I have several times.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have none.

    Creacombe Thomas Barnes A.B.
    Ordaind Deacon Dec. 23. 1733. Presb. Sept. 21 1735
    by the late Lord Bishop of Exon. [Explanation]