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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: DANBY WISKE.     Church dedication: PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 4,350 acres. Gilling East wapentake. -Population, 508 *1; Church-room, 210; Net value, with Yafford, 490.

The patronage of this Church was anciently in the Earls of Richmond, and was afterwards appended to Gisburn Priory.

Patron, the Rev. W. Cust.

Valued in the King's Books, at 9. 3s.

An Inclosure Act was passed 28th Geo. III.

The glebe house is unfit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1621.

Charities:
R. Swale's and G. Barker's gifts, 1635 and 1684. 40 in the hands of the Rector for the time being, who pays the interest among the poor.

Rawker rent charge, 5s. per annum.

Brockham rent charge, 5s. or 6s. per annum. Not paid for many years back. -Vide 6th Report, page 610.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1641. Nonae Roll, page 234. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Danebi), pages 99. 109. Mon. Angl., vol. vi. page 267. 276. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 254.


Notes:
*1 Viz. Danby-Wiske, 343; Yafford, 165.


From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
OCR and changes for Web page presentation
by Colin Hinson. 2013.


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