To the Minister of Bovey=Tracey

Chanter 232B, 577

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: A Curate resident in the Parish.

  2. Other benefices: A Curate only.

  3. Divine service at other churches: No.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Prayers twice on the Lord's Day with a Sermon each Time.

  5. Frequency of communion: The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administer'd Six Times in the year & the Number of Communicants are about a hundred.

  6. Catechising of children: In the Summer Months.

  7. Church fabric: The Church is in good Repair, & all Things very decent for divine Service.

  8. Glebe terrier: The Vicar informs me there is a Terrier.

  9. Number of families: About 235 Families.

  10. Chapels: No Chappel.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: No Papists: but various Sects. Presbyterians, Anabaptists, Methodists of different Denominations & a Variety of Teachers. But I apprehend no stated Itinerants.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: A School for Reading, Writing & Arithmetic with an Endowment, no Alms-house only a Work=House where sometimes the Poor are placed not constantly & regularly I am inform'd.

  13. Charity: There have been some Lands & Benefactions left for pious & charitable Uses, some Disputes as to the Management, at present I judge pretty quiet.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Priest Orders bear Date the 19th Day of June 1774 Frederick Exon.

    John Cuming Curate of Bovey=Tracey near Chudleigh Devon