Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: MUKER. Church dedication: ST. MARY.
Area, 32,170 acres. Gilling West wapentake. -Population, 1,247 ; Church-room, 450; Net value, £98.
Patron, the Vicar of Grinton.
The glebe house is fit for residence.
The Register Books commence in 1638. Parts illegible.
Free School, founded by Anthony Metcalfe, by will, 11th July 1678 ; eight free scholars, in reading, writing, accounts, and the Church-catechism. Endowment; fourteen acres of land, and a school-house. -Vide 7th Report, page 651.
Not noticed by Torre. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 310.
From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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