Revd the Minister of Bishop's Teignton

Chanter 232A, 292

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do reside personally upon my Cure and in my vicarage House.

  2. Other benefices: No

  3. Divine service at other churches: No

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Sunday, with two Sermons a Day.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four Times a year, and between thirty and forty Communicants each time.

  6. Catechising of children: Between midsummer and michaelmas.

  7. Church fabric: Our Church is in very bad Repair, the Churchyard is pretty well kept, and we have all Things decent for divine <service>.

  8. Glebe terrier: We have no Terrier of the Glebe Lands, Houses &c.

  9. Number of families: About an hundred and twenty.

  10. Chapels: No.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: We have no reputed Papists in our Parish nor meeting Houses for Dissenting Congregations.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have a Charity School in our Parish, founded by me Christopher Coleman, but I believe not duly managed according to the Direction of the Founder.

  13. Charity: Answered in the above Article.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution bears Date the fourth Day of September one Thousand seven Hundred and sixty five, and Priests orders the twentieth Day of June one Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty two.

    Henry Distin vicar of Bishopsteington.