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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..
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by Colin Hinson. © 2013.


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