Listleigh, Deanery of Moreton

Chanter 225B, 563-564

  1. Population and dissenters: Forty Families or upwards. Not one Person is A Dissenter of any sort. There is no Meeting-house of Dissenters of any denomination in our Parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no School of any sort.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is an Alms-house of which ye Church Warden hath ye care. There are forty shillings per Annum payable from ye Revenue of an Estate call'd Way, to be expended in buying Linnen Cloth for ye Poor, to be distributed Annually at the Feast of Easter of which ye Church Warden & overseers have ye direction. I know no fraud committed in ye management.

  4. Residence upon cure: I reside personally upon my Cure, & in my Parsonage House.

  5. Curate: [No answer given]

  6. Divine service at other churches: I perform Divine service at no Church besides my own.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Days of Humiliation & Thanksgiving; & twice every Lords day with A Sermon in ye Morning & in ye Afternoon.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times in ye year.

  9. Number of communicants: Seventy & upwards. Forty or thereabout usually receive ye number at Easter were more than 50 if I remember rightly.

  10. Catechising of children: I Catechize in ye Summer season on Sundays in ye Afternoon, when ye Second Lesson is ended, for ye space of seven weeks. They send their Children & Apprentices to be instructed.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have no Chapel in our Parish nor ye Ruins of any Chapel.

    Lustleigh R... Andrew Warren A.B.
    Inst: 27 Sept. 1735 Presb: 13 March 1714
    Ofsp: Exon: [Explanation]
    Andrew Warren Rector