To the Revd the Minister of Cheriton Bishop

Chanter 232A, 145

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside personally upon my Cure, and in my Parsonage House. At present I am at Bath upon Business, and for my Health. In my Absence my Church is regularly supplied by a neighbouring Clergyman.

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

  3. Divine service at other churches: I perform Divine Service at no Church besides my own.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice on the Lord's Day with a Sermon in the Morning.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered four Times in the Year. At Easter the number of Communicants is about Forty. At other Times we have not quite so many.

  6. Catechising of children: In Lent.

  7. Church fabric: Our Church and Chancel are in good Repair. The Churchyard is well kept, and we have all Things decent for divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have no Terrier of the Glebe Lands, Houses &c in my own Possession, but there is one in the Registry which I have consulted not many Years ago.

  9. Number of families: Upwards of Eighty.

  10. Chapels: We have no Chapel in the Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: We have no reputed Papists in the Parish, nor one Dissenter of any Denomination.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have no School, Alms-House, Hospital or parochial Library.

  13. Charity: A Benefaction of Twenty Shillings a Year left to the Poor of the Parish has not for some Years been duly paid.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Collation, which I have not by me here in Bath, is dated about the latter End of June 1747; And my Priest's Orders on the Sunday before Christmas Day 1735.

    Henry Fothergill Rectr of Cheriton Bishop
    Wood Street Bath
    May the 8th 1779.