To the Revd the Minister of Cheriton Fitzpain

Chanter 232A, 162

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: Mr Penneck the Rector, who resides at Ludgvan near Penzance Cornwall - has desir'd me to acquaint your Lordship that he has given the Reason of his non-Residence in his Answers to the Queries for Ludvan. - I am the Resident Curate, licenced and with a Salary of 50 per year.
    There is no Lecturer in the Parish.

  2. Other benefices: Mr Penneck has no Benefice but Cheriton Fitzpayn.

  3. Divine service at other churches: The Curate performs Divine Service in no Church but Cheriton.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performd twice every Lord's Day with a Sermon both in Morning & Evening.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacraments of the Lord's Supper is administerd twelve Times in the year. The number of Communicants at the Festivals are about sixty - but the monthly Sacrament about thirty.

  6. Catechising of children: The Youth are catechized in Lent & sometimes between Easter & Whitsuntide.

  7. Church fabric: The Church & Chancel are in good Repair. The Churchyard well kept - & all Things decent for Divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is a Terrier of the Glebe Lands &c but it is in the Possession of the Executors in Trust of Mr Harris, late Rector of this Parish.

  9. Number of families: The Number of Families is 118.

  10. Chapels: There is a Chapel in Ruins on an Estate call'd Chilton in this Parish - but it has not been serv'd, Time immemorial.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed Papists in the Parish or any Meeting-Houses.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There are two Schools in the Parish for teaching Reading & Writing. There is an Alms-House for six Widows, who have each a Shilling per Week issuing from the Rent of a House call'd the Red Lyon in Exeter. {There is likewise and Estate in the Parish, 26 per year call'd Furze, the Rent of which is duly distributed.} No Hospital or parochial Library.

  13. Charity: There is an Estate call'd Furz in the Parish, of 26 per year, the Rent of which is duly distributed among the Poor.

    Priest's orders and institution: I am,
    My Lord, your Lordship's most obedient
    Humble Servant

    John Spettigue
    Curate of Cheriton