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

The place: LEEMING.     Church dedication: ST. JOHN BAPTIST.

Area, 2,300 acres. Hallikeld wapentake. Population, 633 ; Church-room, £170; Net value, £84.

Patron, the Vicar of Burneston.

Here was a Chantry founded for the soul of Sir John Heslarton, Clerk. There is no glebe house.

Register Books, vide Burneston. Charities, vide Burneston.

Torre's MS., page 1627. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. ii. page 133.

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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