To the Revd the Minster of Clannaborough

Chanter 232A, 7

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: My Lord,
    I do reside personally upon my Cure, and in my Parsonage House. I have no Curate nor Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: I have another Benefice called Beaford near Great Torrington in this county.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I do perform Divine Service at another small church called Down St Mary, about a mile and a half from my own.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Tho' my Predecessors by reason of the Fewness of the Inhabitants, did only perform Divine Service once a fortnight in my church, yet I do every Sunday about eleven of the Clock in the forenoon with a sermon. I begin Divine Service at Down St Mary about half an hour after nine in the morning with a sermon and also at two in the afternoon with another sermon.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered four times in the Year, and I have about five communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: I catechize the Youth of my Parish, when there are any in it, in the Summertime.

  7. Church fabric: The Church and Chancel are in pretty good Repair, and the church yard tolerably well kept. All things are decent for Divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have seen an old Terrier of the Glebe Lands and Houses; but will take care to make and deliver a new one at the Visitation, if I can get it properly signed.

  9. Number of families: I have in my Parish seven Families; one is a dissenting Family and three of them are very small.

  10. Chapels: I have no Chapel within my Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: I have no reputed Papist in my Parish; nor any meeting-House for Dissenters of any Denomination.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: I have no publick or other School in my Parish; nor any Alm's House, Hospital, Charitable Endowment, or parochial Library.

  13. Charity: No Lands, Tenements or other Benefactions have been left for any pious and charitable uses.

    Priest's orders and institution: I was ordained a Priest December the 22d 1734.
    Instituted August the 2d 1754

    Richard Freke
    Clannaborough May the 12th 1779. near Crediton.