To the Revd the Minister of Woolsworthy

Chanter 232A, 118

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I Reside upon my Curacy, which is an Impropriate one, have neither Parsonage or vicarage House to reside in & my Salary is a poor twenty Pounds per Annum. The Living, at present, is ye Revd Mr Potter Cole's in some part of Oxfordshire. ye place of his Residence, I am not certain where.

  2. Other benefices: I have not any Benefice have nothing more of Church Preferment certain than ye foremention'd Curacy of twenty Pound per Annum.

  3. Divine service at other churches: Besides this Parish, I perform Divine Service at Bradworthy, & of late have done duty at West=Putford for ye Revd Mr Yonge of Great Torrington. And as these two last Parishes are a little distance from one another, it can easily be done.

  4. Frequency of divine service: I perform Divine Service in my Parish Church ev'ry Sunday with a Sermon alternate the forenoon & So at Bradworthy & Putford, & when 'tis my turn to serve these two last Parishes in ye forenoon, I serve one of them between nine & ten O Clock & ye other a little after Eleven Alternate. And in ye afternoon ye next Sunday one at 2 & ye other at 4 in ye Summer; but sooner in ye Winter, during your Lordships pleasure.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lords Supper is administred in this Parish Church four times in the year, the number of Communicants Sometimes between thirty & forty, at other times, not so many.

  6. Catechising of children: I Catechise the youth of my Parish Sometimes in Lent and sometimes in the Summer.

  7. Church fabric: My Church & Chancel is in good Repair, and the Churchyard well kept, & have all things decent for Divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is no Terrier in this Parish, having neither Glebe Lands, nor Houses.

  9. Number of families: The Number of Families in this Parish are about Seventy five.

  10. Chapels: We have no Chapel within the Parish.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: With Pleasure, I inform your Lordship, that we have no reputed Papists, nor meeting House for Dissenting Congregations, in the Parish.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: We have no publick School, nor Alms House, Hospital, or other Charitable Endowment, within the Parish.

  13. Charity: No Lands or Tenements or other Benefactions have been left for pious & Charitable uses.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Priest's Orders bear Date ye Second Day of June 1751. Robert Hamlyn
    A Letter my Lord Will find me, at Woolfardisworthy near Bideford.