Area, 6,400 acres. Langbarugh liberty, W. D. -Population, 368 *1; Church-room, 200 *2; Net value, £67. -This Church was given by Adam, the son of Viel, to the Abbot and Convent of Whitby, to which house it was appropriated by Archbishop Thoresby, but no provision made for a Vicar.
The patronage, at the Dissolution, was granted to Sir Ralph Eure, and afterwards was purchased by the family of the Foulises, baronets, who are still the patrons and impropriators.
Mr. Graves gives a catalogue of the Curates, and the pedigree of the Foulises, barts.
The Church is valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation, at £12; Nova Tax, £7., 6s. 8d.; in 1707, the Curacy was certified at £13. 13s. 4d.; and in 1818, at £60. 15s. per annum *3.
Augmented in 1720, with £200, to meet benefaction of £200 from Sir William Foulis, hart.; and in 1761, with £200, to meet benefaction of £200 from the said Sir William Foulis, bart.
No glebe house.
The Register Books commence in 1539. Chasm 1630-1653.
The Church was rebuilt about the year 1741.
The School. An annual sum of £3. 10s. is paid by Sir W. Foulis, bart., the lord of the manor. It is the interest of £100, given or left by a person named John Rowland, for educating poor children. The schoolmaster also receives 10s. a year, as interest of £10 left by the Rev. Samuel Hassell, for educating one poor child. A dwelling for the master, and a school, have been erected on the waste, by subscription. The master is usually appointed by the lord of the manor, and instructs four free scholars in reading, writing, and arithmetic.
William Askew's gift. £3 per annum, paid by Sir William Foulis as interest on £60, which has for a great length of time been in the hands of his family, and said to have been given in 1542 for the use of the poor.
Gregory Rowland's rent charge, by will, in 1733. £2 per annum for the poor.
One Hundred Pounds' Stock. In 1816, the sum of £100 four per cents. was purchased with £75, the amount of the following donations, viz.:- £40 and £5, given by John Carter and Robert Snowden respectively, for the poor ; £20, given by the Rev. Samuel Hassell for the like purpose ; and £10, also given by him for educating one poor child. The sum of 10s. is paid over to the schoolmaster, and the residue of the dividend is distributed among the poor. -Vide 7th Report, page 719.
Post town: Stokesley.
Torre's MS., page 173. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. page 140. Graves's Cleveland, page 249. Mon. Ang., vol. i. page 405. Burton's Monasticon, pages 73. 251. 330. 341. Charlton's Whitby, page 116. Nonae Rolls, page 232.
*1 Viz. Battersby, 77; Greenhow, 94 ; and Ingleby Greenhow, 197.
*2 Estimated in 1818 at 300.
*3 See Valor Ecc., vol. iii. page 80, for the value of the appropriation.