Stoodley, Deanery of South=Molton

Chanter 225B, 643-644

  1. Population and dissenters: The Number of families are about Fifty.
    Among these no Dissenter of any Sort or Denomination whatever.

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

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: No.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do, and in the Parsonage House.

  5. Curate: No.

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

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Sundays and High Festivals.

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

  9. Number of communicants: I have not been long enough in the Parish to know.

  10. Catechising of children: Upon every Sunday in Lent.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: I have been inform'd that there was a Chapple called Mary Hithley but at present there is no appearance of one.

    Charles Bidgood Rector of Stoodley.
    Stoodley R. --- Charles Bidgood, AM. inst. May 29th. 1744.
    Presb: March 21st 1735.
    John Bath and Wells. [Explanation]