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

The place: DOWNHOLME.     Church dedication: ST. MICHAEL.     Church type: Augmented perpetual Curacy.

Area, 5,800 acres. Hang West wapentake. Population, 235 *1; Church-room, 150; Net value, £75. -Rated as a Vicarage in charge, £5. 15s. 10d. -The tenths are paid by the Impropriator.

The Manor belonged to the Lords Scrope of Bolton.

Appropriated to the Monastery of Coverham.

Patron and Impropriator, T. Hutton, Esq.

There is no glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1736.

Whitelock's gift. Interest on £5, paidby Mr. Christopher Ellerton.

Ellerton's charity, by deed, 26th Sept. 1814, dividends on 150 Navy fives, given by the Rev. Edward Ellerton, Richard Ellerton, and Christopher Ellerton, for teaching poor children.


10s. per annum rent charge. -Vide 7th Report, page 697.

Torre's MS., page 1557. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Dune)page 104. Mon. Angl., vol. vi. page 921. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 316.

*1 Viz. Downholme, 104 ; Ellerton Abbey, 61 ; Stainton, 44; Walburn, 26.

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