Winckley, Deanery of Torington

Chanter 225B, 794-795

  1. Population and dissenters: If by Families <be> included Cott Houses Whereof we have about 110 (Some of them having only Single Inhabitants) we have about 240. We have no Dissenters.

  2. Public or charity schools: We have no publick or Charity Schools endowed, only Some Little Schools, not Licenced.

  3. Alms-house, hospital or charitable endowment: We have an Alms-house and about an half Acre of Ground Given for the Repair of it. We have about £8 17s A year Given for the Repair of the Church, Whereof the Church-Wardens have the Direction.

  4. Residence upon cure: I reside personally upon my Cure and in the Vicarage House.

  5. Curate: I have no Curate.

  6. Divine service at other churches: No.

  7. Frequency of divine service: Twice Every Lordís Day, with A Sermon in the Morning.

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

  9. Number of communicants: We have Sometimes 30, Sometimes 49, Sometimes 50, about 50 Last Easter.

  10. Catechising of children: On Some Saturdays and Sundays in the afternoon in the Summer time.

  11. Chapels or chapels in ruins: We have no Chapel wherein Divine Service is perform,d.

    Winkleigh V... John Northcote A.M.
    Instit Octob. 7. 1721. Presb. Jun. 19. 1709
    Ofsp. Exon. John Northcot Vicar. [Explanation]