Crewys Morchard, Deanery of South Molton

Chanter 225B, 603-604

  1. Population and dissenters: About 70, ten of which are Dissenters. No Meeting house of any kind is licenced in the Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: No.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: A Work-house for the Poor under the Direction of the Parishioners. I know of nothing left for any pious Use.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not reside in the Parsonage House, but in one of my own in the same Parish, & nearer the Church than the other.

  5. Curate: No.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Lord's Day, with a Sermon in the Morning & Afternoon. Other Holy Days are likewise observed.

  8. Frequency of communion: So often that every Parishioner may receive at least (if he pleases) three times in a year.

  9. Number of communicants: About Seventy, which is generally the Number as I have taken Notice.

  10. Catechising of children: Several families have had Orders to send their Children to be instructed, but they never attended.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No.

    Cruwys-Morchard R. John Cruwys A.M. Inst. Aug: 11th 1741. Presb. 28 Dec: 1740. M. Glocester. [Explanation]