To the Revd the Minister of Stockley English

Chanter 232A, 154

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside in my Vicarage house at Combe St. Nicolas Somerset My Curate is ye Revd Wm Stacey and hath been so for many years to ye entire Satisfaction of ye parishioners, not Resident Salary 26 per Annum.

  2. Other benefices: Combe St. Nicholas near Chard Somerset.

  3. Divine service at other churches: No.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Sometime twice, always once on ye Lords day with a sermon in ye Morning.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four times in ye year, about twenty Communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: At Whitsunday.

  7. Church fabric: Church & Chancel in good repair, and every thing decent.

  8. Glebe terrier: We have a Terrier.

  9. Number of families: About twenty.

  10. Chapels: None.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: None.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: An alms house and properly managed.

  13. Charity: Some benefactions for ye Support of ye above mentioned alms-house.

    Priest's orders and institution: Revd: Mr Tactchell Rector Instituted April 27th 1738
    Ordained Priest... Janry 5th 1737
    Wm Stacey curate of Stockley English ordained Priest July ye 3d 1763

    Directions for ye Rector at Combe St Nicolas near Chard Somerset
    Directions for ye Curate at Fordton near Crediton Devon Wm Stacey