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CHRIST CHURCH, GREENWICH.

REV. B. M. YARRINGTON, RECTOR. Families, 54; baptisms—infants, 5, *adults, 5; confirmed, 7; communicants, 39, added, anew, 10, lost, by death, 1, present number, 38; marriages, 2; burials,9; Sunday School-teachers, 8, scholars, 48; missionary contributions $39,62.

In addition to the usual services at Greenwich, I have preached three fourths of the past year, every other Sunday evening, to a very attentive congregation in the neighborhood of Glenville.

The increase during the past year, in attendance and devotion to the best interests of Christ Church, has been as great as could be expected, consequently I feel warranted in reporting this Church in a condition decidedly prosperous.

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ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH, EAST HADDAM.

REV. CHARLES W. BRADLEY, RECTOR.

Families, 65; confirmations, 1 ; communicants-lost, by death, 1, added, arew, 2, present number, 56 ; Marriages, 3; burials, 4; Sunday Schoolteachers, 15, scholars, 60.

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ST. PAUL'S CHURCH, BROOKFIELD.

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REV. E. C. BULL, RECTOR. Families, 70; baptisms-infants, 12; communicants-added, by removals, 2, anew, 1, lost, by removals, 2, by death, 1, present number, 77; marriages, 2; burials, 7, Sunday School teachers, 6, scholars, 30; missionary and charitable contributions, $20,50.

TRINITY CHURCH, NEWTOWN.
As the Parish at this time is destitute of a Rector, the delegates would
Report:

Families-added, 3; present number, 193; baptisms, by the Rev. S. C. Stratton-infants, 8; adults, 1; whole number, 9; confirmed, 14; communicants-added, 4, lost, by death, 6, present number, 175; burials, by the Rev. S. C. Stratton, 13; Rev. S. S. Stocking, 4; Rev. Mr. Corson, 1; whole number, 23; marriages, by the Rev. S. C. Stratton, 4; Rev. S. S. Stocking, 1.

There are two excellent libraries, the Sunday School and the adult; the former containing about 600 volumes, and the latter about 225.

In consequence of the Parish being destitute of a Rector, the offerings of the Church which have supported the libraries and done much for other charitable purposes, have nearly ceased.

Sunday School in operation, containing about 100 seholars.

Since the resignation of the Rev. Mr. Stratton, the Pulpit has been supplied by the Rev. Mr. Tomlinson, the Rev. Abel Nichols, the Rev. S. S. Stocking, and is at present supplied by the Principal of the Newtown Academy, the Rev. L. H. Corson.

The Rev. Mr. Stocking resided in the Parish during the latter part of the winter, whose services were cordially received, and there is still a deep interest manifested in the welfare of the Church.

TRINITY CHURCH, BRANFORD.

S. JOHNSON, WARDEN. Families, about 65; baptisms—infants, 5; communicants-died, 2, rémoved, 3; present number, 42; marriages, 2; burials, 3; Sunday School -teachers, 10, scholars, 50; monthly collections, $36,53.

ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, NORTH HAVEN. Families, about 50 ; communicants, 40, added, by removal, 1, anew, 1, lost, by death, 1, present number, 41; burials, 2.

SUMMARY OF PAROCHICAL REPORTS.

390

do.

Reports have been received from 63 Parishes; of which only 53 have given the number of families ;-only 50, the pumber of baptisms; and only 52, the number of communicants. To these reports the publishing Committee have added, in brackets, the number of families, in the last report of them, from 5 Parishes; and the number of communicants from 6 Parishes. The Reports as thus corrected, give the following statistics : Families in 58 Parishes,

5059 Baptisms in 50 Parishes-infants, 579

683 do. do.

adults, 104 Communicants,-added by removals, in 33 Parishes,

190 do,

added, anew in 41 Parishes,
do.
lost, by death in 38 Parishes,

105
do.
lost, by removals from 35 Parishes,

180 actual gain by removals,

10 do. gain, by new additions, over loss by deaths,

285 do. present number in 58 Parishes,

5468 By a reference to the Journals of former years, we find reported in 1834; Families in 48 Parishes,

4003 Communicants in 58 Parishes,

5082 Reported in 1837. Families in 55 Parishes,

4217 Communicants in 55 Parishes,

4444 Reported in 1840. Families in 58 Parishes,

5059 Communicants in 58 Parishes,

5468 It will be seen from these data, that according to the reports, as made to the Convention, there has been only 386 persons added to our Communion in the last six years. Now a glance at the reports of those six years,

will show that there has been a mistake somewhere. The number of communicants added to the several congregations during these several years, as reported to the several Conventions, are given below. We add also a comparative view of the Church for twenty one years, beginning with 1819, and ending with 1840. The first column contains the year ; the second, the number of Clergy having Cures within the Diocese, at the time of the meeting of the

Convention; the third, the number of Parishes that reported any increase
of Communicants; the fourth, the number of Communicants added; and
the fifth, the number of Confirmations.

Confirmations.

16

352
836
461
356
106
258
436

13

223

40

18

; Year.

Clergy with Parishes reporting New Commu-
Cures.
increase.

nicants.
1820

9

71
1821

10

190
· 1822

218
1823

14

182
1824

147
1825 40

14

76
1826 44

19

102
: 1827
44
21

178
1828

149
::1829 40

20

243
1830 28

18

167
1831

30

249
1832 45

57

910
1833 No Convention.
1834 51

48

(2 years) 847
1835 52

46

266
1836 57

41

322
1837 55

49

260
1838 56

50

600
1839 62

51

592
1840

53

580

346
215
242
345
1210

42

926
233
331
102
546
300

66

422

Increase of Communicants during triennial periods.
1819–1822 479 1831-1834 1757
1822-1825 405 1834-1837

848
1825—1828 429 1837-1840 1772

1828-1831 606
This table gives only the whole number of communicants during this pe-
riod. Before 1831, we are not able to give the actual increase, after deduct-
ing the losses by death and removals. The following table gives the actual
increase since 1831.

1831-1832 692 1836–1837 116
1832–1833–4 551 1837-1838 358
1834-1835 91 1838–1839 309

1835-1836 129 1839—1840 295
Actual increase of Communicants reported in nine years, 2541 ; Confir-
mations during the same period, 4070; new Communicants added dur-
ing the same period, 4347; Confirmations the last three years, 1288 ;
new Communicants added in the period, 1772. It will be seen from
the foregoing table, that the actual increase of Communicants in the Episco-
pal Church, since, 1834, has been 1298. This, added to the number re-
ported that year, 5082, would give us now, 6380 instead of 5468, the number
reported, leaving a difference of 912, from which 386 should be deducted,
leaving 562 unaccounted for. It follows, therefore, most clearly, that therr
is some mistake, which ought to be rectified; and we are satisfied that an en
tire revision of all the parochial registers should be made, with an especia:
reference to this point.

LIST OF THE CLERGY

OF THE

DIOCESE OF CONNECTICUT, ENTITLED TO SEATS IN CON

VENTION,

REPORTED BY THE BISHOP AND STANDING COMMITTEE,

PURSUANT TO THE ELEVENTH CANON OF THE DIOCESE, : JCXE, 1810.

Ri. Rev. Thomas C. Browsell, D.D., LL.D., Bishop, residing at Hanford.

Rev. William B. Ashley, Rector of St. Luke's Church, Glastenbury, Rev. Ashbel Baldwin, residing at Stratford. Rev. David Baldwin, Rector of St. John's Church, North Guilford, and Union Church, Killingworth.

Rev. E. E. Beardsley, Principal of the Episcopal Academy, Cheshire. Rev. Lorenzo T. Bennett, assistant minister of Trinity Parish, New Haven.

• Rev. George Benton, Missionary to Greece. * Rev. Silas Blaisdale, officiating in Union Church, Hitchcocksville. Rev. Hilliard Bryant, Rector of Christ Church, Westport. Rev. George Burgess, Rector of Christ Church, Hartford. Rev. Daniel Burhans, D. D., late Rector of St. Peter's Church, Oxford. *Rev. Riverius Camp, Rector of Trinity Church, Brooklyn, and Christ. Church, Pomfret.

Rev. Samuel T. Carpenter, Rector of Christ Church, Sharon, and of St. John's Church, Salisbury.

Rev. Alonzo B. Chapin, Rector, of St. James' Church, New Haven, (Westville,) Editor of the Chronicle of the Church,

Rev. Robert M. Chapman, Rector of St. Paul's Church, Wallingford. Rev. Jacob L. Clark, Rector of St. John's Church, Waterbury. Rev. Gurdon S. Coit, Rector of St. John's Church, Bridgeport. *Rev. Nathaniel E. Cornwall, Rector of Trinity Church, Southport. *Rev. Levi H. Corson, Principal of the Episcopal Academy, Newtown. Rev. Joseph S. Covell, Rector of Trinity Church, Bristol. Rev. Harry Croswell, D. D., Rector of Trinity Parish, New Haven. *Rev. Edward J. Darken, Rector of Christ Church, Guilford. *Rev. G. C. V. Eastman, residing at Litchfield. Rev. Samuel M. Emery, Rector of Trinity Church, Chatham. Rev. Henry Fitch, Rector of Grace Church, Hamden. *Rev. Alpheus Geer, Rector of St. Peter's Church, Hebron.

*Rev. George S. Gordon, Minister, St. Andrew's Church, New Preston, and St. John's Church, Washington.

*Rev. John M. Guion, Rector of St. Mark's Church, New Britian.

*Rev. Caleb I. Good, Professor of Ancient Languages in Washington College.

Rev. Robert A. Hallam, Rector of St. James' Church, New London. Rev. Solomon G. Hitchcock, Rector of St. Paul's Church, Woodbury. Rev. Frederick Holcomb, D.D., Rector of Christ Church, Watertown. Lov. Oliver Hopson, Rector of St. Michael's Church Naugatuck, and of Church in Middlebury.

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Rev. Warner Hoyt, Rector of St. Stephen's Church, Ridgefield.
Rev. Enoch Huntington, Rector of St. John's Church, New Milford.
Rev. Edward J. Ives, Rector of St. George's Church, Milford.

*Rev. Abner, Jackson, adjunct Professor, of Ancient Languages in Washington College.

Rev. Samuel Farmar Jarvis, D. D. LL. D., Rector of Christ Church, Middletown.

*Rev. William Jarvis, residing at Chatham.
*Rev. Stephen Jewett, residing at New Haven.
Rev. Isaac Jones, Rector of Christ Church, Bethany.
Rev. Zebadiah Hyde Mansfield, Rector of St. John's Church, East
Windsor:

*Rev. Truman Marsh, residing at Litchfield.
Rev. William C. Mead, D.D., Rector of St. Paul's Church, Norwalk.
Rev. Abel Nichols, Rector of St. Mark's Church, Bridgewater.
Rev. David Ogden, Rector of St. Mark's Church, New Canaan.
Rev. Seth B. Paddock, Rector of Christ Church, Norwich.
Rev. William Payne, Rector of St. Michael's Church, Litchfield.

Rev. Dexter Potter, Rector of St. James' Church, Preston, (Poquetonnuck.)

Rev. Nathaniel S. Richardson, Rector of Christ Church, Watertown.
Rev. Rodney Rossiter, Rector of St. Peter's Church, Monroe.
*Rev. Thomas S. Savage, Missionary to Africa.
Rev. Joseph Scott, Rector of St. James? Church, Derby.
Rev. Henry B. Shernian, Rector of St. Paul's Church, Windham.

Rev. David H. Short, Rector of St. James' Church, Danbury, St. Thomas'
Chapel, Bethel.

Rev. John D. Smith, Rector of Union Church, Humphreysville.
*Rev. Albert Spooner, residing at Norwich.
Rev. George A. Sterling, officiating in St. Paul's Church, Huntington.
*Rev. Sirvilius Stocking, officiating in All Saints' Church; Wolcott.
Rev. S. Stebbins Stocking, Minister of St. Andrew's Church, Meriden.
Rev. Ambrose S. Todd, Rector of St. John's Church, Stamford.
*Rev. Charles I. Todd, Rector of Christ Church, Reading.
Rev. David G. Tomlinson, Rector of Christ Church, Trumbull.
Rev. Silas Totten, President of Washington College, Hartford.
Rev. Henry Townsend, Minister of Christ Church, East Haven.
Rev. Isaac H. Tuttle, Minister of Christ Church, Bethlem.

Rev. Thomas H. Vail, Rector of St. John's Church, Essexborough, (Saybrook.)

*Rev. William Warland, Jr., Rector of Grace Church, Saybrook.
Rev. William Watson, Rector of St. Peter's Church, Plymouth.
*Rev. Ransom Warner, Rector of St. Andrew's Church, Tariffville,
(Simsbury.)

*Rev. John Williams, Tutor in Washington College.
Rev. Edwin W. Wiltbank, Rector of Christ Church, Stratford.

Rev. T. B. Woodward, Rector of St. Matthew's Church, (East) Plymouth.

*Rev. John W. Woodward, Rector of Christ Church, Salem.
Rev. Benjamin M. Yarrington, Rector of Christ Chureh, Greenwich.

Total, 75.
The Clergymen to whose names an asterisk (*) is prefixed, were not prós-
ent at this Convention.

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