Dartington, Deanery of Totton

Chanter 225B, 503-504

  1. Population and dissenters: About Sixty. One of Dissenters; of what Denomination I can't say: There is no Meeting-House in ye Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is none.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: None, yt I have ever heard of.

  4. Residence upon cure: The Rector doth personally reside in the Parsonage-house.

  5. Curate: The Curate (his name Wills) lives in Totness, is in Priest-orders, <licens'd> & allow'd forty Pounds a year.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is perform'd twice ev'ry Sunday in ye Church with at least a Sermon in ye morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: At least four Times a year, of which Easter is always one.

  9. Number of communicants: I guess, yt ye Number of Communicants at Easter last was about fourscore.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children are constantly Catechiz'd every Sunday in ye afternoon from ye Sunday after Easter-Day to ye Sunday after midsummer.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: None.

    I know Nothing of ye Incumbents Institution, or orders. [Explanation]
    Rob: Wills Curate.