Revd Mr Bent Minister of Sandford

Chanter 232A, 290

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside personally at Sandford in the Parsonage-house. There is no Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: I have the Living of Jacobstow near Oakhampton.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I do not perform Divine Service at any Church besides my own.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Sunday with two Sermons.

  5. Frequency of communion: Every Month besides the Festivals. The Communicants about ninety or ninety five on an average.

  6. Catechising of children: Immediately after Trinity Sunday.

  7. Church fabric: Yes.

  8. Glebe terrier: There are no Glebe-Lands. The Parishioners find a House. Consequently there is no Terrier.

  9. Number of families: About three hundred & fifty reckoning five to a Family, as we have nearly seventeen hundred Souls.

  10. Chapels: We have no Chapel.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: None.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have three private Charity Schools which are duly managed. We have no Parochial Library.

  13. Charity: We have some private Benefactions which are duly applied.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Collation to Sandford bears Date Octr 23d 1771
    My Priest's Orders... Septr 22nd 1765

    Sandford near Crediton