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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: ELLERBURN.     Church dedication: ST. HILDA.     Church type: Peculiar. Discharged Vicarage.

Area, 2,060 acres. Pickering Lythe wapentake. --Population, 192 *2; Church-room, 150 *3; Net value, 131. -This Church was anciently a Chapel belonging to the Church of Pickering, and was given therewith to the Deanery of York, to which it was appropriated, and on the 8 Id. Nov. 1252, a Vicarage was ordained with Wilton ; and a payment of 2s. per annum was reserved to the mother Church.

Patron, the Dean of York.

Mr. Torre gives only a broken catalogue of the Vicars.

The Vicarage is valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation, at 6. 13s. 4d.; in the King's Books, at 7. 4s. 8d.: in the Parliamentary Survey, at 23, including a Composition at Wilton for tithe hay ; and in 1818, at 145 per annum.

Augmented in 1760, with 200 -by lot.

An Inclosure Act was passed 36th Geo. III.

The glebe house was returned in 1818, as being " fit only for a pauper ;" and returned " unfit" in 1834.

The Register Books commence in 1691.

Charities:
TOWN SHIP OF FARMANBY. -Anthony Denham's rent charge of 10s. per annum. Samuel Skelton's rent charge of 6s. 8d. per annum.

These doles are distributed among such poor as receive no parochial relief. -Vide 7th Report, page 736.

Post town: Pickering.


References:
Torre's MS. (Peculiars), page 757. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. page 107. Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 199. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Elreburne), page 11. 21. 29. Eastmead's Rievallensis, page 317.


Notes:
*1 The township of Farmanby is partly in this parish.

*2 The Population in 1834, was returned at 43.

*3 The return in 1818, was 160.


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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