Revd the Minister of Colebrooke Mr Tucker

Chanter 232A, 267

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do not reside at Colebrooke but at Morchard Bishop for which I hope I Shall be able to assign such reasons as will prove satisfactory to your Lordship. I have a Curate who does not reside to whom I allow forty Pound a Year. I have no Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: I have no Benefice except the Vicarage of Colebrooke.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I serve the Parish Church of Morchard Bishop as Curate to the Revnd: Mr: Chancellor Quicke.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Sunday with a Sermon both in the Morning & Afternoon.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four Times in the Year when twenty or thirty Persons generally attend.

  6. Catechising of children: Soon after Trinity Sunday.

  7. Church fabric: All things belonging to the Church & Chancel are kept in very good order.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have no Terrier.

  9. Number of families: More than forty.

  10. Chapels: None.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed Papists, nor Meeting houses for Dissenters of any Denomination, but there is one Family, who generally attend a Presbyterian Meeting house.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There is no publick School or Library, but there is a School in the Parish, which is supported by the Subscriptions of the Inhabitants.

  13. Charity: Two hundred Pounds were given to the Church-wardens, who were to pay the Interest of one Moiety by the Vicar & the other to the poor every Year, but the greatest part has been lost thro' negligence for forty years.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution is dated March 14th 1769, & Priest's Orders May 25th 1755

    Peter Tucker Vicar of Colebrooke.