Holne, Deanery of Totton

Chanter 225B, 487-488

  1. Population and dissenters: About 60 families no Dissenter of any denomination whatsoever.

  2. Public or charity schools: No publick or Charity School.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No alms-house Hospital &c Some Lands but of small value, whether given to ye Church <or> for ye benefit of ye poor I know not.

  4. Residence upon cure: I Reside personally on my cure & in my Vicarage house.

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Sundays & Holydays, Twice very Lords day, with a Sermon alwayes in ye Morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: At least three times.

  9. Number of communicants: I believe more than one hundred are Qualifyed to communicate, between 70 & 80 do generally receive and about yt number last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: I catechize ye Children constantly between Midsmumer & Michaelmas in our Church. But ye parishioners do not send their Children & servts untill they have learn'd their catechism.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No Chapel in our parish.

    John Rowe vicar.

    Holne vic: John Rowe A.M. Inst. 9br. 12. 1709. Presb. Sept: 25 1709. [Explanation]