To the Revd the Minister of Butterly

Chanter 232A, 251

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: My Curate resides in an adjoining Parish, who is willing to be licenced if your Lordship thinks it necessary; His Salary is 30 per Annum. There is no Lecturer in this Parish.

  2. Other benefices: I have no other Benefice.

  3. Divine service at other churches: My Curate performs divine Service no where but at this Church.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Regularly Twice every Lord's Day, with a Sermon at morning, & at Evening Service.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament is administred four Times in the year viz: on Christmas-Day {on} Easter Day - Whitsunday - {Trinity Sunday} & the Sunday next after Michs. The number of Communicants, in general, about 40.

  6. Catechising of children: Every year in Lent.

  7. Church fabric: The Church & Chancel are in good Repair & the Church-yard well kept. And all Things are decent for divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: [No answer given]

  9. Number of families: The whole of this Parish does not consist of more then 390 Acres Exclusive of the Glebe Lands. These are divided into Eight small Farms; & there are Twelve Cottage-Houses in the Parish. The Congregation is chiefly made up of People from the neighbouring Parishes.

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

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There is not one Papist or Dissenter in this Parish.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There is a common Reading School here only; & no public Charity or Library.

  13. Charity: There have been no Lands, or money, left for pious Uses.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution to Butterleigh; or Botterleigh, is dated the sixth Day of February 1773. I was ordained a Priest by John Lord Bishop of Salisbury September the 25th 1763.

    William Wainhouse M.A. Rector of Butterleigh, Devon
    May 10. 1779