Upton Helions

Chanter 232A, 161

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside at Helions great part of the year - During my residence at Exeter I have at present only an occasional Curate. My Youngest Son whoe was regularly licens'd to the Curacy removed at Christmas but to his own perpetual Curacy of Ide. There is no lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: I have also the Rectory of Combmartin in this Diocese where I have a resident Curate.

  3. Divine service at other churches: Only at the Cathedral when in residence or to assist a sick or absent neibor.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice every Sunday except by accident and all the Summer months a sermon - forenoon & afternoon - in the winter months - prayers only in the afternoon.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament is administerd on ye three great Festivals and about Michaelmas. The number of Communicants seldom exceeds sixteen.

  6. Catechising of children: Previous to every Confirmation - and as often at other times as there are young persons in the parish who are of fit age and properly instructed.

  7. Church fabric: Everything in every good order.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is one Ancient Terrier in the Registry - and I keep also a correct and accurate map of the glebe Lands which is by memorandum consignd to my successor.

  9. Number of families: Four farms and 18 or 20 Cottages.

  10. Chapels: Nothing of this kind.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: Neither papist nor Disssenter.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: Neither School Alms house, or any other Charitable Endowment - no parochial library.

  13. Charity: There is a parish stock acruing from different Legacies amounting to 85 the interest of which is annually distributed to proper objects.

    Priest's orders and institution: I was ordaind Deacon - Jun 1st 1740
    Priest - Jun 13th 1742
    Instituted to Upton Helions - Decr 8th 1757

    Ja Carrington Rect
    My address at Exeter.