Residence, curate and lecturer: The Revd, Edward Michell, Vicar of Churchstow with Kingsbridge does not reside on the Vicarage - but at Bruton in Somersetshire, where he is Master of the Grammar School - I his Curate, reside in this Town of Kingsbridge, for which I have a Salary of £40 a Year & the Surplice Fees - there is a Lecturer at this Church - The Revd Richd Marshall, Rector of South Pool, near this place - is paid £50 a year from Estates left in trust for that purpose.
John Sharrer Curate
Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: There are no reputed Papists in this Parish - but several meeting Houses for Dissenting Congregations - Vizt - 1 Presbyterian - the teachers name - William Evans - 1, Anabaptist - the teachers name Evan Davies - & 1 Quakers.
School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: There are 4 Schools in this Parish - Vizt.
1. [&] 2. A Publick Grammar School [&] A small writing School: these two were left by Thomas Crispin - with Lands & Houses for the support of the masters in the hands of several trustees.
3. A small reading school, founded by Wm Duncombe who left Estates in trust for the pay of this school & the Lectureship.
4. A Quakers School - founded by Daniel Phillips with a good house & endowment. There is an almshouse - but no Hospital, or other charitable endowment. There is a parochial Library in very good condition.
Charity: There are no Lands, or other Benefactions, that have been left for any pious & charitable uses.