To the Revd the Minister of Ringmore

Chanter 232B, 576

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I reside {at Mothecombe}, by leave of the late Bishop, at Mothecombe in the Parish of Holbeton about three miles from Rinmore, one of the smallest Parishes in the Diocese, which I serve Myself two thirds of the year, & am assisted by a Clergyman, who lives about a mile distant from my Church, the other third whilst I reside at Totnes, in the neighbourhood of my other Living of Staverton. No Lecturer at either Rinmore or Staverton. I have a Curate at Staverton who has lately taken the Curacy at 40 per annum & Surplice Fees.

  2. Other benefices: I have the Vicarage of Staverton, & Rectory of Rinmore.

  3. Divine service at other churches: At none.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Twice eight months in the year, & once the other four.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four times in the year to about ten Communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: Generally about Whitsunday.

  7. Church fabric: Church, Chancel, & other things tolerably decent.

  8. Glebe terrier: There is a proper Terrier.

  9. Number of families: In the Parish of Rinmore fifty seven.

  10. Chapels: None.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: None.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: None.

  13. Charity: None.

    Priest's orders and institution: My Institution to Rinmore bears Date Oct. 3d 1759
    [My Institution] to Saverton Dec --- 19th 1759
    Priest's Orders Sep. 19th 1756

    Thos. Baker