Area, 49,810 acres. Hang West, and West Gilling, wapentakes. -Population, 4,854 *1; Church-room, 594; Net value, £200.
The Church was given to the priory of Bridlington by Walter de Gant. At Valued in the King's Books, at £12. 5s. 74d.
The Vicar is charged with the reparation of the chancel.
An Inclosure Act was passed 17th Geo. III.
The glebe house is fit for residence.
The Register Books commence in 1640.
Fremington School, founded by Ald. James Hutchinson of York, by will, 3rd February 1643. -The poor to be free, and none of the parish to pay more than 2s. yearly, about 80 children taught reading, writing, and accounts, on the National plan. Endowment ; 5 acres of land ; rent charge of £10; and also about £52 per annum, being a moiety of the rents of Hutchinson's charity in Wakefield.
Colville's rent charge, 50s. per annum, in bread.
Reeth rent charge, 10s. per annum. Healaugh rent charge, 10s . per annum. Cogdon rent charge, 13s. 4d. per annum.
Thomas Garth's rent charge, 20s. per annum.
Crackpot rent charge, 20s. per annum. Rev. Mr. Joy's gift, dividends on £100. Navy fives, in bread.
Rent charge of 5s. per annum, out of land, belonging to Christopher Hutchinson of Harkerside. -Vide 7th Report, page 698.
Torre's MS., page 1629. None Roll, page 238. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Grinton). page 104. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 307.
*1 Viz. Grinton, 696; Milbecks, 1,455 ; Muker, 1,247 ; Neeth, 1,456. the dissolution the patronage came to the Crown.