Knowstone, Deanery of South Molton

Chanter 225B, 627-628

  1. Population and dissenters: We have Seventy Two Familys in Our Parish. We have no Dissenters. No Dissenting Meeting House within our Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: We have no Charity School.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: We have no Alms-House, nor Hospital no Lands nor Tenements given for Repair of our Church.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do reside in my Vicaridge House.

  5. Curate: I have no Curate.

  6. Divine service at other churches: I do not.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Every Lordís Day, with a Sermon, Every Saints Day, and appointed Holy Days; and, every Wednesday, &, Friday in the Year.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four Times, viz. at the Nativity of our Lord, The Feasts of Easter, Whitsuntide, &, St Michael the Archangel.

  9. Number of communicants: About forty, or, Fifty, usually do Receive, &, about That Number Communicated at Easter Last.

  10. Catechising of children: There is due, & Constant Care taken for the Catechising of the Children.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have none, neither in, nor, out of Repair.

    Knowstone V --- Martin Whight, A.B.
    Inst Novbr 30th 1719. Presb. Septbr 20th 1719.
    Lanct. Exon. [Explanation]