To the Revd the Minister of Marwood

Chanter 232A, 78

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside personally upon my Cure and in my Parsonage House. I have a curate with a Sallary of 40 per annum & the Surplice fees. He resides on a Small living of his own (Ashford) distant a little more than one mile from my Parish Church, not licenced. We have not any Lecturer. My Curate is The Revd Thos. Bliss Vicar of the small Parishes of Ashford & Yarnscomb.

  2. Other benefices: I have no other Benefice but one.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I perform divine Service at no other Church besides my own.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is perform'd in my Church twice on the Lords day, with a Sermon in the morning.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Lord's Supper is administered eight times in the year. We have about Sixty Communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: During the Summer Season.

  7. Church fabric: Our Church & Chancel, and Church Yard are in decent repair, as are all things for divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: We have a Terrier according to the Tenor of the 87th Canon.

  9. Number of families: About one hundred and twenty.

  10. Chapels: We have none.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: We have no reputed Papists, nor dissenting meeting-House in the Parish.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have one small writing - School, and 2 or 3 A.B.C. Schools. We have no Hospital or Alms-House other than what we call a Church House, for keeping & Lodging some Parish Poor. We have no Library.

  13. Charity: We have three or four fields of Land left for the Benefit of such poor Persons as receive no weekly releif, The rents of which are duly applied.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution bears date June 3d 1714; Priest's Orders, Decr 20. 1713.
    Richd Harding Rector of Marwood.

    A Letter directed to me will find me at my Parsonage House <in Marwood> near Barnstable. Devon.