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

The place: SOUTH COWTON.     Church dedication: ST. MARY.

Area, 1,530 acres. Gilling East wapentake. -Population, 427 *1; Church-room, 400; Net value, 39.

Patron, the Vicar of Gilling.

There is no glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1568.; parts illegible.

Books commence in 1568.; parts illegible.

COWTON TOWNSHIP. -Rents-charge, 16s. per annum, and 2 per annum.

Liptrot's charity. Interest of 5. Mann's charity. Interest of 1.


Dr. Nicholas Gouge's gift. Interest of 20, in the bands of the Rector ; given in coals. -Vide 11th Report, page 776.

Not noticed by Torre. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Cudtune), pages 93. 99. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 78.

*1 Viz. North Cowton, 264; South Cowton, 163.

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