To the Revd the Minister of Buckland Monochorum

Chanter 232B, 529

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do reside personally upon my Cure & in my Vicarage House, Labouring under a Dimness of sight, I have an assistant not resident in my Parish, The Revd: William Elford, late Curate of Bridestow; who at your Lordship's Visitation will pray, to have his Licence endorsed, in order to be established as my Curate, with a Salary of 45 0s 0d per Annum.
    No Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: I have but one Benefice.

  3. Divine service at other churches: No.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice on the Lord's Day with a Sermon in the morning, & also on all the fasts & greater Festivals.

  5. Frequency of communion: Eight times in the year. About 200 Communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: The youth are Catechised in the summer season of the year, as often as sent.

  7. Church fabric: Yes.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have a Terrier.

  9. Number of families: About Six Score.

  10. Chapels: No Chapel.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: No reputed Papists. No meeting houses for Dissenting Congregations of any Denomination.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: One Charity School, and One Alms-house duly managed. No Hospital, nor other Charitable Endowment. No Parochial Library.

  13. Charity: No Lands nor Tenements. But some few pecuniary Legacies, which as I believe, have been duly applied.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution bears date May 4th 1752. My Priest's Orders January 26th 1752.

    A Crymes Vicar at
    Buckland monachorum
    near Tavistock Devon
    May 10th 1779