To the Revd the Minister of Alphington

Chanter 232A, 122

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: As Rector of Alphington I have the Honour to acquaint your Lordship that I do not reside personally upon my Cure, but I reside at Kenton. Mr Philip Woolcombe is the Curate who resides in Exeter. His Salary is Forty Pounds per Annum.

  2. Other benefices: I have no other Benefice.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I perform Divine Service at Kenton.

    The following Enquiries I shall beg Leave to refer to Mr Woolcombe.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed Morning and Evening with a Sermon on each part of the day.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lords supper is administered on the Festivals and on the first Sunday in every Month. Number of Communicants Between Thirty and Forty.

  6. Catechising of children: The Youth are Catechised about Midsummer.

  7. Church fabric: The Church and Chancel are in good repair the Churchyard is well kept and all things are decent for Divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is a Terrier of the Glebe Lands.

  9. Number of families: The number of Families is about one Hundred and Sixty.

  10. Chapels: There is no Chapel in the Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed papists in the Parish; no Meeting Houses for dissenters of any denomination.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There is no Public School, nor alms House, nor any Charitable endow=ment. No Parochial Library.

  13. Charity: There are some small sums left, the interest of which is annually distributed among the poor agreeably to the will of the Donor.

    Philip Woollcombe Curate.

    Priest's orders and institution: I was ordain'd Priest by the late Bishop of Exeter on Sunday the Thirtieth Day of July 1775. And Instituted to the Rectory of Alphington on the Sixteenth Day of October 1776. John Andrews.
    I shall receive a Letter by the General Post directed at Kenton near Exeter.

    I was ordained Priest by the Late Bishop of Exeter on Sunday the 19th day of November 1775. PWoollcombe.