Hennock, Deanery of Moreton

Chanter 225B, 571-572

  1. Population and dissenters: Eighty eight Familys ~ of all which there are none Dissenters properly so to be calld ~ so no Meeting House, of any denomination.

  2. Public or charity schools: No endowd School, Other Schools to instruct Children to read & to instruct them in Religious Principles according to doctrine of the Church of England.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: An Alms-House, no lands for Church repairs A small portion of land for the use of the Poor, A small portion of Benefaction mony for the poor lodgd in the Parish hands the use of it annually to be distributed to the necessitous.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do reside personally, & constantly, upon my Cure, and in my {Parsonage} Vicaridge House.

  5. Curate: No Curate.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On evry Lords day twice with two Sermons constantly ~ on Saints days, and on other holy days, when encouragd by the least congregation.

  8. Frequency of communion: Five times ~~~ constantly.

  9. Number of communicants: Not many above one hundred ~ About sixty of them att Sacrament Easter last.

  10. Catechising of children: Every year when the days are long and I find any number of Children fitt for it, continuing it till I have examined them all, and my Parishioners generally Speaking, do send them.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No Chappell.

    Hennock V. Richard Tompson, literatus, inst. Augst.
    25. 1707. Presb. Jun. 3. 1705. ~~~~
    John Bristol. [Explanation]