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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: ROKEBY.     Church dedication: ST. MARY.     Church type: Discharged Vicarage.

Area, 1,990 acres *1. Gilling West wapentake. -Population, 211 ; Church-room, 150; Net value, 160. -The Church belonged to the patronage of the Abbot and Convent of Eggleston, to which it was appropriated 6th May 1342, and a Vicarage ordained. At the Dissolution the patronage came to the Crown.

Valued in the King's Books, at 4. 3s. 9d.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1661.

Charities:
No return.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1673. Nonae Roll, page 233. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 147. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Rochebi), page 100.


Notes:
*1 With Eggleston Abbey.


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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