To the Revd the Minister of Sutcombe

Chanter 232B, 468

  1. Residence, curate and lecturer: I do not Reside upon my Cure but at Launceston in Cornwall, being Master of the Free school There. Resident Curate, but The Church is very regularly Servd by the Revd: Mr. Prowse of Pyworthy alternately every Sunday at twenty pounds per Annum. No Lecturer.

  2. Other benefices: Sutcoombe in Devon, David Stow the Cures of St: Stephen & St. Thomas in this County.

  3. Divine service at other churches: No where but at St Stephen & St Thomas.

  4. Frequency of divine service: Once every Sunday Alternately with Pyworthy, with a Sermon.

  5. Frequency of communion: Four times in the year, at The three great Festivals & at Michaelmas. About thirty communicants.

  6. Catechising of children: Sooon [sic] after Whitsunday.

  7. Church fabric: Yes.

  8. Glebe terrier: I have no terrier, but if it be your Lordship's pleasure to have one, I will with pleasure obey your Lordship's orders. At your Lordship's predecessor's primary visitation I had a Terrier but as it was not there, or ever after call'd for it is mislain & I must get a new one, if your Lordship directs.

  9. Number of families: About fifty.

  10. Chapels: No Chaple.

  11. Papists, dissenters and meeting houses: No papists; no meeting Houses.

  12. School, alms-houses, hospital and charitable endowments: No Publick School, {As yet but money was given, about seventy year ago for the purpose of building a Charity School, but never ?was}. An Alms house for six poor people supported & maintain'd by a... [text lost in binding].

  13. Charity: The manor of Sutcoombe is Charged with the payment of two Shillings weekly to the six poor people & duely paid.

    Priest's orders and institution: Date of Institution June 6th 1753.
    Do: of Priest orders September [date unlcear] 1778.