To the Revd the Minister of Huntsham

Chanter 232A, 230

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I have a resident Curate who is duly licenced and has a Salary of 30 Pounds a year, the Parsonage House, two Gardens, a good orchard, all the Surplice Fees, & other advantages. I reside at Wells and serve the Parish Church of St Cuthbert in that City, because my wife has a cancerous Humour in her Breast, and is desirous of being under the Care of her Brother, who is an Apothecary and Surgeon in the City.

  2. Other benefices: I have no other Benefice.

  3. Divine service at other churches: [No answer given]

  4. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is perform'd twice on the Lords Day.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered four Times a Year; the Communicants are about 12 or 14.

  6. Catechising of children: At Lent.

  7. Church fabric: The Church & Chancel are in in [sic] very good Repair.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have a Terrier of the Glebe Lands, Houses &c.

  9. Number of families: The Number of ye Families about twenty.

  10. Chapels: There is no Chapel in the Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There is one reputed Papist, a Servant to Wm Troite Esqr.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There is no publick <School> in the Parish.

  13. Charity: I do not know that any Lands, Tenements or other Benefactions have been left for any pious and Charitable Uses.

    Priest's orders and institution: I was admitted into Priests Orders instituted to the Living of Huntsham.

    On the 24th Day of May 1752, and on the 23d Day of May 1765.
    John Pearse Rector of Huntsham.