Sherwill, Deanery of Sherwill

Chanter 225B, 689-690

  1. Population and dissenters: The Number of Families are Seventy no Dissenters of any denomination.

  2. Public or charity schools: There is no Publick or Charity School.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is no Alms-house Hospital or other Charitable Endowment, within the Parish.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not reside in my Parsonage House but in a House of my Own, more convenient for my Family which. is generally Large.

  5. Curate: Through Age & Infirmity I am incapable of performing the duty myself, I have therefore imploy’d a Curate whose name is Beaple Yeo, Qualified according to the Canons, who lives with me and I allow him 30, Pounds Per Annum.

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

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is perform’d every Lords day twice, with a Sermon in the morning.

  8. Frequency of communion: Four times, Easter, Whitsunday, Mickaelmas, Christmas.

  9. Number of communicants: Sixty, for the generality thirty, Last Easter thirty-five.

  10. Catechising of children: All the Summer half year.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There are no Chapels.

    Sherwill R. --- Christopher Boyse, A:M:
    Inst: Sept: 25: 1698. Presb: Sept. 25. 1698.
    Jonat. Exon. [Explanation]