Molland, Deanery of South=Molton

Chanter 225B, 625-626

  1. Population and dissenters: We have Eighty one Familys in our Parish. We have no Dissenters; no Dissenting Meeting House.

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

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: We have no Almís House no Hospital, no Lands, or, Tenements given for the Repair of our Church. But, the Great Tyths of our Parish are given to the maintanance of a Lecturer to {do} perform Divine Service in our Church {at} on Such Part of the Day, whereon the vicar is not Here. This Benefaction is vested in five Trustees; no abuses have been Committed relating Thereto.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do Reside on My Cure; and, 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 Two Sermons and appointed Holy Days.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four Times viz. at The Nativity of Our Lord, at Easter, Whitsuntide, &, Michelmas.

  9. Number of communicants: Between Forty and Fifty usually do Receive: About That Number Communicated last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: There is due <& punctual> Care taken for the Catechising of the Children.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have none; neither, in Repair, nor in Ruines.

    Molland V.óMartin Whight, A.B.
    Inst. Novbr 30th 1719. Presb September 20th 1719
    Lant. Exon. [Explanation]