To the Revd the Minister of Dodiscombesleigh

Chanter 232A, 138

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I am prevented by particular business from residing personally this Summer as I intended but I officiate regularly myself every Sunday, my Curate serves occasionally either, this parish & St. Martin's. He is not licenc'd, but I allow him forty pounds a year with ye Surplice fees of Doddiscombleigh. We have no Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: Answered under the Queries for St Martin's.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I do not.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Sunday with a sermon on both parts of the day.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four times in the year, at the three Great Festivals & nearly about Michaelmas ye number of Communicants usually from twenty to thirty.

  6. Catechising of children: Every Sunday Evening during the Summer months (when I reside) at which time I also read them an Exposition on ye Catechism.

  7. Church fabric: The Church & Chancel are in good Repair. The Churchyard is decently kept & we have all things proper for Divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: We have a Terrier of ye Glebe Lands &c.

  9. Number of families: About forty five.

  10. Chapels: We have no Chapel.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: We have no reputed Papists, or Meeting House of any Denomination.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have at present no School in the Parish. We have no Charitable Endowment of any kind (that I know of) nor any Parochial Library.

  13. Charity: I believe there are no Lands and Tenements but there are some benefactions of no great value which I apprehend are duly applied.

    Priest's orders and institution: Answered under the Queries for St Martins.

    J Carrington Rector of Doddiscombleigh.