Washford=Pyne, Deanery of South=Molton

Chanter 225B, 637-638

  1. Population and dissenters: About <13 or> fourteen {or fifteen} familys, whereof 3: are Presbyterians; no Dissenters of any <other> kind; {nore meeting House} no meeting House. {But Presbyterians of which there are three familys}

  2. Public or charity schools: No Publick or Charity School.

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

  4. Residence upon cure: I do not Reside upon this Cure, but on my Cure of Romansleigh.

  5. Curate: Mr Bere is the Licensed Curate who resides upon his Parsonage of Podington about one mile distant. The Salary specifyed in his Licence 20 per annum.

  6. Divine service at other churches: At none.

  7. Frequency of divine service: On Lords Days & Publick Festivals.

  8. Frequency of communion: Three times in the year at least.

  9. Number of communicants: About 14 or 15 Communicants, whereof Generally 6 or 7 receive. About eleven received at Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: All the Lent Season The children of the parish are Catechized & who are generally well instructed before they Come.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: No Chapel.

    J. Hole Rector of Washford Pyne.

    Washford Pyne R. John Hole A.M. inst.
    Oct. 10. 1728. Presb. Aug. 13. 1727 Stephen Exon.