To the Revd Minister of Alverdiscott

Chanter 232A, 104

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: My Lord,
    I reside upon my Cure to which I was licenced by your Lordship, there is no Lecturer nor provision for one.

  2. Other benefices: I have no Benefice only the Cures of Alscott and Newton.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I perform Divine Service at only the above Churches.

  4. Frequency of divine service: I perform Divine Service twice every other Sunday with a Sermon always in the Forenoon, excepting four times in the year when the Sacrament is administered at Newton.

  5. Frequency of communion: I administer the sacrament four times in the year; The Number of Communicants amounts to twenty or thirty at the utmost.

  6. Catechising of children: During the Summer Months.

  7. Church fabric: The Church & Chancel is in good repair and the Church yard is well kept excepting a high bank of earth against the South Side of the Church which renders the Church damp, & which the major part of the Parishioners wish your Lordship would order to be removed, all things provided for a Divine Service are decent.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is a Terrier.

  9. Number of families: There are fifty Families in the Parish of Alscott.

  10. Chapels: There is no Chapel.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed Papists nor any meeting Houses for Dissenting Congregations.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There is no School, {no Alms House, nor other charitable Endowment;} There is no Parochial Library, There is one Alms House inhabited by three poor Families and managed according to the Direction of the Founder.

  13. Charity: There has nothing been left for pious and Charitable uses, but the above.

    Priest's orders and institution: Willm Prince Instituted August ye 25th 1741
    Ordained Priest ye 12th day of July 1730.

    I was ordained by your Lordship to the office of Priest on September 20th 1778 and at the same time Licenced to the Cure of Alscott & Newton Tracey.
    John Rowe.