Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: SPENNITHORNE. Church dedication: ST.MICHAEL. Church type: Rectory in charge.
Area, 4,680 acres. Hang West wapentake. -Population, 848 *1; Church-room, 350; Net value, £425.
Patron, M. Wyvill, Esq.
Valued in the King's Books, at £20. 10s. 5d.
An Act for exchange of tithes for land was passed 15th Geo. III. c. 93.
There is no glebe house.
The Register Books commence in 1573.
Torre's MS., page 1607. Nonae Roll, page 237. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Speninge-torp), page 108. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 360.
*1 Viz. Bellerby, 417 ; Harmby, 233; Spennithorne, 198.
From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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