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

The place: CLEASBY.     Church dedication: PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN.     Church type: Augmented perpetual Curacy.

Area, 970 acres. Grilling East wapentake. -Population, 162; Church-room, 120; Net value, £188.

Appropriated to theAbbeyof St. Mary, in York.

15th July 1329, commission to Hugh, Bishop of Damascus, to dedicate this Church.

Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ripon.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1712.

Letitia Cornwallis's charity, by will, 13th September 1731. Dividends on £358. 15s. 5d. three per cent. consols, given among poor housekeepers. -Vide 7th Report, page 611.

Torre's MS., page 108. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Clesbi), page 93. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 300.

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