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.
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.
Torre's MS., page 1725. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Esebi), page 96. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 104.
*1 Viz. Aske, 105 ; Easby, 79 ; Skeeby, 183; Brompton-on-Swale, 455.
ABBEY OF ST. AGATHA. -Founded about 1152, by Roald, Constable of Richmond Castle, for Premonstratensian Canons.
Mon. Angl., vol. vi. page 921.