Revd the Min[iste]r of St Mary Arches

Chanter 232A, 176

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do <not yet> reside {personally} upon my Cure and in the Parsonage House. but intend to as soon as possible.

  2. Other benefices: I have this Benefice and the Sequestration of St: Olave's.

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

  4. Frequency of divine service: Divine Service is performed in my church every Wednesday & Saturday, twice on the Lord's Day, & on all Saints Days &c.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered every Month and we have generally about Thirty Communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: The Youth of this Parish have not been catechised at any regular Times.

  7. Church fabric: The Church & Chancel is in good Repair & we have all Things decent for divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: We have no Terrier.

  9. Number of families: We have, I believe, in this Parish about {Fifty} Sixty Families.

  10. Chapels: We have no Chapel within this Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: I believe there are no reputed Papists in this Parish & We have no Meeting House - but we have a Jews Synagogue.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have a Reading School in this Parish for poor Children, which, I believe is managed according to the Direction of its Founder.

  13. Charity: We have some Benefactions {for} which I believe are duly applied.

    Priest's orders and institution: I was ordained Priest on the 14th June 1778 and collated to this Parish 8th September 1778.

    Benedict Pering: Rector of St: Mary Arches.