Hempston Parva, Deanery of Ipplepen

Chanter 225B, 591-592

  1. Population and dissenters: There are about Forty Families in ye Parish. Not a dissenter in the Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no Public or Charity School kept in ye Parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There was a legacy of Ten Pounds per annum some years since given by Wm Bogan Esqr to the Poor of ye Parish for ever payable out of his Quarter Part of the tithe of Berry-Pomeroy, which is now in dispute before my Lord Chancellor.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not reside constantly upon my Cure for want of a House. I do Reside in my own House at Harberton.

  5. Curate: I am allowed Thirty Pounds per annum.

  6. Divine service at other churches: I do not perform Divine Service at any Church besides my own.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine service is performed twice every Lord's Day.

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

  9. Number of communicants: There were about Thirty Communicants at Easter last past Betwixt Twenty and Thirty usually receive.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children are Catechised one time Every Summer. The Parishioners do Send their Children and Servants to be instructed in the Catechism.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There is no Chapel in the Parish.

    Hempston Parva R. --- James Abraham A.B. Licensed Curate July the 17th 1733 Presb. Aug 13. 1727 Stephan Exon. [Explanation]