Revd the Min[iste]r of St Pauls Ex[ete]r

Chanter 232A, 187

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do reside personally on my Cure. I have no Parsonage House belonging to it.

  2. Other benefices: I have no more Benefices than one.

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

  4. Frequency of divine service: I perform Divine Service in my Church on the Lord's Day twice, with a Sermon in the Morning & Afternoon.

  5. Frequency of communion: I administer the Sacrament once in every Month besides the Festivals. The number of Communicants is between Fifty & Fourscore.

  6. Catechising of children: I Catechise the youth of my Parish at Christmas and at Whitsuntide.

  7. Church fabric: My Church & Chancel are in good Repair. I have no Churchyard. I have all Things decent for Divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have no Glebe Lands or House, belonging to my Rectory, but what have been purchased by Queen Ann's Bounty: the writings of which are in Custody of the Governors of that Charity.

  9. Number of families: As near as I can ascertain the Number of Families in my Parish They are between two & three Hundred.

  10. Chapels: I have no Chapel within my Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: I have no Papists in my Parish, nor any Meeting-Houses of any Denomination whatsoever.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: I have no publick School in my Parish. There are Alms-Houses but no Hospital or other Charitable Endowment, or Parochial Library. The Alms-Houses are in the sole management of the Chamber at Exeter.

  13. Charity: There are some Lands & Tenements for pious & charitable uses but they are in the Hands of Feoffees chosen out of the Parishioners & in their management only.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution bears date November the 7th in the year of our Lord, one thousand, seven Hundred & Fifty nine. The Date of Priest-Orders. the 5th of June one Thousand, seven Hundred & Fifty Seven.

    James Stooke. May 2d 1779
    St: Sidwells, Exon.