To the Revd the Minister of Charles

Chanter 232A, 66

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: By your Lordship's Permission I do not reside on Charles; as I hold it only for a Minor, my Brother: who served the Parish as a Curate, some Time; but for Reasons, which shall at any Time be made know to your Lordship, has for the present quitted it. The Parish is now served by Mr Hole of West Buckland, an adjoining Parish, till I can get a Resident Curate. I reside at Kenwyn in Cornwall.

  2. Other benefices: I have no more Benefice than one.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I perform Divine Service at the Parish Church of Perran-zabulo, in the County of Cornwall.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed but once a day at present; because the Parish of Charles is served with that of West Buckland.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered four Times a year. The Number of Communicants is about twenty.

  6. Catechising of children: About Midsummer.

  7. Church fabric: Church and Chancel is in good Repair; the Churchyard well kept; and all Things decent for divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: I will get a Terrier made out before Visitation.

  9. Number of families: Between thirty and forty.

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

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed Papists in the Parish. Nor is there any Meeting-House for dissenting Congregations.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There is no charitable Endowment; no parochial Library; nor any publick School, except a little Reading-School in the Village.

  13. Charity: There are no Lands, Tenements, or other Benefactions left for any pious and charitable Uses.

    Priest's orders and institution: I was admitted by your Lordship to Priest's Orders on the twenty-first Day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred seventy eight; and was instituted on the twenty-seventh Day of the same Month and year. a Letter will best find me by being directed to me at Truro, in Cornwall. I am your Lordship's most dutiful and obedient Servant. Rd Vivian.