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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: EASBY.     Church dedication: ST. AGATHA.     Church type: Augmented Vicarage in charge.

Area, 5,090 acres. Gilling West and Gilling East wapentakes. -Population, 822 *1; Church-room, 400; Net value, 92.

Appropriated to the Monastery of St. Agatha, at Easby. Mr. Torre is silent as to the ordination.

Patron, the Crown.

Valued in the King's Books, at 2. 13s. 4d.

There is no glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1670.

Charities:
Hospital. Founded by the Rev. William Smith, by deed, dated 29th September 1732, for four poor persons. Endowment; a rent charge of 12 per annum.

Brown's rent charge, 24s. per annum.

Mary Wandesford's rent charge, 1 per annum. -Vide 6th Report, page 612.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1725. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Esebi), page 96. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 104.


Notes:
*1 Viz. Aske, 105 ; Easby, 79 ; Skeeby, 183; Brompton-on-Swale, 455.


Other information:
ABBEY OF ST. AGATHA. -Founded about 1152, by Roald, Constable of Richmond Castle, for Premonstratensian Canons.

Mon. Angl., vol. vi. page 921.


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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