To the Revd the Minister of Northam

Chanter 232A, 114

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside personally upon my Cure: and in my Vicarage House.

  2. Other benefices: I have one Benefice only.

  3. Divine service at other churches: No.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice on the Lord's Day with a Sermon both in the morning & Evening Service. Morning Service is also usually performed on Fest & Festival Days and on Wednesdays & Fridays throughout the year.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered five Times in every year:- The Number of Communicants at Easter was about 120.

  6. Catechising of children: In Time of Divine Service, on some Sundays in the Summer, as often as I can prevail with Parents &c. to send their Children & Scholars.

  7. Church fabric: Yes.

  8. Glebe terrier: Yes.

  9. Number of families: I suppose about 600.

  10. Chapels: No - except an old Chapel, at Appledore, which, {hath been} ever since and very many years before my Incumbency, hath been applied solely to Secular Uses.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: A man (one Sparks) & his wife, are the only two reputed Papists in this Parish: Here is a Presbyterian Meetng=House, the Teacher's name is Evans.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: Here are two Schools for <a few> poor Children - with very small endowments - which are managed according to the Direction of their Founders. Here is no Parochial Library - only a small Case containing Fox's Books of Martyrs & four or five other Books.
    [In the margin]: Here are a few old Houses called or used as, Alms Houses <only> two of which have very trifling Endowments.

  13. Charity: Some years since the Sum of 300 a Charitable Donation was laid out in the Purchase of a Tenement called Tomouth, in this Parish, for ye Benefit of the Poor, to which use the annual Income is applied.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Priest Orders bear Date 1740
    Institution 1741.