To the Revd Mr Short vicar of Thorverton

Chanter 232A, 156

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do not reside on my Living of Thorverton, but keep a Resident Curate, with a Salary of forty Pounds per annum, & the Surplice Fees.

  2. Other benefices: I have the Rectory of Beer-Ferris, in the Deanery of Tamerton near Tavistoke.

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

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice, with a Sermon both parts of the Day.

  5. Frequency of communion: At Christmass, Easter ,Whitsunday & Michaelmas & the 1st Sunday in every month, about 40 Communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: May & June.

  7. Church fabric: My Church &c: kept in proper order.

  8. Glebe terrier: A Terrier in the Registers office.

  9. Number of families: About 150 or 160 & about 600 Inhabitants.

  10. Chapels: No Chapel within my Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: No Papists. A Presbyterian meeting House no regular Teacher.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: One small Charity School for poor Children to be taught reading, & one alms House containing about six Familys.

  13. Charity: A small Estate to support the School & for other charitable uses.

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