To the Revd the Minister of Curryton

Chanter 232B, 491

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside upon my Living and serve it. No Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: I have but one Benefice.

  3. Divine service at other churches: I serve no other Cure.

  4. Frequency of divine service: The Ancient Custom of serving my Church is once every Lord's Day alternately morning & Afternoon with a Sermon but as I have no other Cure, which my Predecessors always had. I serve it twice every Sunday and a Sermon in the morning.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four times in the year. And from Twenty four to Thirty Communicants each time.

  6. Catechising of children: All the Sundays in Lent.

  7. Church fabric: The Dean-rural was pleas'd to approve of the repairs of the Church &c and of the Decency of every Thing belonging to it and I think the same.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is a Terrier, made in the year 1727, wrote very fair on Parchment, and kept in the Parish Chest.

  9. Number of families: About Thirty.

  10. Chapels: No Chapel.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed Papists, nor Dissenters of any Denomination in the Parish.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: No publick School, Almshouse <Hospital> or any other Endowment in the Parish. No parochial Library.

  13. Charity: There are Ten Pounds left but no account when nor by whom to this Parish the Interest of which from hear say to be given to be reduc'd housekeepers. The money at present are very well secur'd, and the Interest regularly distributed as above.

    Priest's orders and institution: The Date of my Priest's orders
    Septr 1st 1754
    The Date of my Institution. July 1st 1778

    My Lord
    Your Lordship's most <Dutifull > obedt hble Servt: Jno: Rice Rector of Coryton near Oakhampton. Devon.