Walkhampton, Deanery of Tamerton

Chanter 225B, 449-450

  1. Population and dissenters: [No answer given]

  2. Public or charity schools: One Charity School endowed. twenty Children taught, clothed, & instructed in ye Principles of the Christian Religion, according to ye Doctrine of the Church of England, & brought duly to Church as ye Canon requires by a master who hath a yearly Salary allowed out of the Endowment.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: None.

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not reside personally upon my Cure, but keep the Kings free Grammar School in Saltash within ye Parish of St Stephens in ye County of Cornwall, & serve ye Cure of St Stephens aforesaid, for both which I obtained the late Bishop's Licence, and applied for, and obtained ye same Indulgence from your Lordship at your first Coming to this Diocess.

  5. Curate: I have a residing Curate, Nicholas Palmer, duly qualified: he does not live in ye Vicarage House, but in ye Neighbourhood. I allow him thirty Pounds per Annum.

  6. Divine service at other churches: He does not perform Divine Service at any other Church.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed therein twice every Lord's Day, with a Sermon.

  8. Frequency of communion: Once every Month, on the third Sunday.

  9. Number of communicants: [No answer given]

  10. Catechising of children: Every Sunday during ye Summer Season.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: None.

    Walkhampton Vicarage. Edmund Herring
    inst. July 4th 1739. Presb. May 28th 1738.
    Stephen Exon. [Explanation]