To the Revd Mr Short vicar of Thorverton
Chanter 232A, 156
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.
I have the Rectory of Beer-Ferris, in the Deanery of Tamerton near Tavistoke.
Divine service at other churches:
I do not perform Divine Service at any Church, but my own.
Frequency of divine service:
Twice, with a Sermon both parts of the Day.
Frequency of communion:
At Christmass, Easter ,Whitsunday & Michaelmas & the 1
Sunday in every month, about 40 Communicants.
Catechising of children:
May & June.
My Church &c: kept in proper order.
A Terrier in the Registers office.
Number of families:
About 150 or 160 & about 600 Inhabitants.
No Chapel within my Parish.
Papists, dissenters and meeting houses:
No Papists. A Presbyterian meeting House no regular Teacher.
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.
A small Estate to support the School & for other charitable uses.
Priest's orders and institution: