Kingston, deanery of Plympton

Chanter 225B, 411-412

  1. Population and dissenters: The Number of Families is about Fifty. Of which one is Anabaptist. No Meeting-house.

    Kingston is a Daughter-Church, or Chapel belonging to Ermington.

  2. Public or charity schools: No Publick, or Charity School, endowed, or otherwise maintained.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No Alms house, nor Hospital, nor other charitable Endowment. No Estate for repairing the Church, or other pious use.

  4. Residence upon cure: Vide Ermington.

  5. Curate: Vide Ermington.

  6. Divine service at other churches: Divine Service is perform'd at no other Church, but Ermington the Mother, & Kingston the Daughter-Church, by Mr Legassicke.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed on Sundays, & Holy-days. Here Mr Legassicke preaches Once Every Lord's Day; Excepting The First Sunday in the Month, when He Preaches Twice at Ermington the Mother-Church. But the First Sunday in the Month here at Kingston is generally Supply'd by some Neighbouring Clergy-man, (who that day performs Service three times.) at the Voluntary Expence of the Vicar, & Parishioners.

  8. Frequency of communion: The Holy Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administred four times in a Year.

  9. Number of communicants: Allowing Three to a Family, the number of Communicants may be an Hundred, & Fifty. About Twenty, or Thirty do usually communicate, which was about the Number last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: Vide Ermington. The same here.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: Kingston is a Chapel, or Daughter-Church, about three miles distant from the Mother-church, & serv'd as before Art. 7. No Chapel in Ruins.