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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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.

Charities:
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.


References:
Not noticed by Torre. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 310.


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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