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Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.

The place: BARNINGHAM.     Church dedication: ST. MICHAEL.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 10,930 acres. Gilling West wapentake. -Population, 550 *1; Church-room, 450; Net value, 553. -The Church belonged to the Priory of Gisburn, and at the Dissolution the patronage came to the Crown.

Valued in the King's Books at 19. 17s. 1d.

An Inclosure Act for Cow Close was passed 43rd Geo. III.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1581; defective 1590-1597, 1643-1645. -Vide transcripts at Richmond.

School, and poor's estate. Rent of six acres of land and two cattle-gates ; 30s. per annum to the poor, residue to a schoolmaster, for teaching twelve boys and girls.


Marmaduke Tunstall's gift, by will, 20th Oct. 1755. 50, principal, in 1816, in the hands of a person who became insolvent. -Vide 6th Report, page 611.

Torre's MS., page 1647. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Berningham), pages 93. 94. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 202.

*1 Barningham, 396 ; Hope, 35 ; Scargill, 119.

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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