Iddesleigh, Deanery of Torrington

Chanter 225B, 814-815

  1. Population and dissenters: Eighty Families. No Dissenters of any Sort or Denomination whatsoever in the Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: No Charity School in the Parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No Alms-house nor Hospital; No Abuse nor Fraud committed in the Management of any Lands or Tenements left for the Repair of the Church pious use or charitable Endowment.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do reside personally upon my Cure and in the Parsonage House.

  5. Curate: No.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is perform’d in my Church twice every Lords Day with a Sermon in the Morning and Afternoon both for three Quarters of the year. Divine Service likewise twice every Lords Day for the other Quarter with a Sermon in the Morning. I observe Holy-Days and preach on the Days of Humiliation & Thanks giving, reading the Prayers for those Days.

  8. Frequency of communion: Five times.

  9. Number of communicants: Eighty or thereabouts communicated at Easter last past.

  10. Catechising of children: I catechize on Sundays between Easter and Whitsunday.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No Chapel at all within the Parish.

    William Tasker Rector of Iddesleigh
    Iddesleigh Rectory William Tasker A.M.
    inst. July 6. 1738. Presb. 24 Sept: 1732. Stephan Exon. [Explanation]