Revelstock, deanery of Pympton

Chanter 225B, 427-428

  1. Population and dissenters: There are sixty three families in my Parish all of the Church of England.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no publick or Charity school in my Parish.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is no Alms-house, hospital or other charitable endowment in my Parish.

  4. Residence upon cure: The Vicar doth not reside personally upon his Cure, but in London, on account of his health: for which he had leave, first, from you Lordship's predecessor, & then from the Archbishop during the vacancy, who ordain'd me Deacon upon the title of the Curacy as your Lordship did Priest upon the same.

  5. Curate: I John Laskey am curate, and constantly resident. I was Licens'd to serve the Cure by your Lordship [illegible deletion]. There is no Parsonage house [illegible deletion]. I am allow'd thirty pounds a year and the surplice fees, for serving this and the mother Church.

  6. Divine service at other churches: I do not perform Divine Service at any Church besides this and the Mother-Church.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is perform'd in Revelstock Church every third Sunday, besides four Sundays when notice is given of the Holy-Sacrament, and four more when it is administred. At all other times the minister of this parish has been accustom'd to perform Divine service at the Mother Church.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times.

  9. Number of communicants: There are about twenty Communicants in my Parish, which usually receive; and about that number communicated at Easter last past.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children are catechiz'd in the Mother Church every sunday Divine Service is perform'd there in the afternoon the greatest part of the year, and the Parishioners do send their Children and Servants to be instructed.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There is no standing Chapel in my Parish: but there is one in Ruins, in which no Divine Service hath been perform'd for many years.

    Revelstock C.. John Laskey. A.B. Presb. Sept. 25 1743 N. Exon. [Explanation]