Tor Bryan, Deanery of Ipplepen

Chanter 225B, 587-588

  1. Population and dissenters: About Fifty Families in the Parish. One of whom only are Dissenters of ye Presbyterian Sort.
    No meeting House at all.

  2. Public or charity schools: No School, endowed or otherwise maintain'd.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: There is an alms-House, held by feofment Deed. Nothing was ever left for the Repair of the Church. Something is given yearly the Poor; and the Minister and Church Wardens together with the Chief Inhabitants have the Direction thereof. I know not, neither have heard of any Abuse or Fraud committed in the management of it.

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

  5. Curate: No.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Sundays and Holidays, with Prayers and Sermon twice every Lord's Day.

  8. Frequency of communion: Three Times in the Year.

  9. Number of communicants: About Fifty usually communicate. I believe there were so many at Easter last.

  10. Catechising of children: Children are catechized imediatly after the Second Lesson at Even. Service on Sundays in the Summer. The Parishioners do send their Children and Servants to be instructed.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: There is no Chapel within the Parish. Nor any in Ruins.

    Torbryan July 14th 1744. Nic. Trist.

    Torbryan R. Nicolaus Trist, A.M. inst. Mart. 11. 1730. Presb. Jun. 1. 1729. Gul. Norvic. [Explanation]