Slapton, Deanery of Woodley

Chanter 225B, 521-522

  1. Population and dissenters: There are in the parish about ninety families out of which there is but one single dissenter, under ye denomination of a Presbyterian.
    There is no meeting house in the parish.

  2. Public or charity schools: There was a publick & Charity School endow'd and it's Salary paid some time since, for ye education of twenty poor children, but now is in dispute. There is a scool still kept by two poor women.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is in ye parish no alms=house, hospital or other charitable endowment.
    No Lands or tenements have been left for the repair of the Church or other pious use.

  4. Residence upon cure: There is no Parsonage house and <I> am resident about a mile & half from ye church, having no opportunity of living nearer.

  5. Curate: I am the Stipendiary Curate & am allow'd the Salary of thirty pounds a year.

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

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine service is perform'd in my church on Sundays and holy days, twice very Lord's day with a Sermon in both parts.

  8. Frequency of communion: The Holy Sacrament is administred in my church four times a year.

  9. Number of communicants: There are about Sixty Communicants in ye parish about forty usually receive At Last Easter fifty Communicated.

  10. Catechising of children: The Children of every family in ye parish are separatly Catechiz'd in ye Church once a year.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There is no Chapel within my parish.

    Geo: Goodridge B:A: Ordain'd Priest ye 25th of September 1743. N: Exon. [Explanation]

    George Goodridge Curate