Area, 900 acres. Bulmer wapentake. -Population, 133 ; Church-room, sufficient; Net value, £216. -This Church was given to the Nunnery at Molesby, to which it was appropriated. Since the Dissolution it has been in the alternate presentation of the Lords Downe, and the Caleys, Baronets.
Valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation at £6. 13s. 4d.; Nova Tax, £4; and in the King's books, at £8. 2s. 10d. per annum ; Synodals and Procurations, 8s. 10d. *1; and pension to the Prioress of Molesby, 13s. 4d.
Augmented in 1723, with £200, to meet benefaction of £200, being part of a legacy by Mrs. Baron.
An Inclosure Act was passed 22nd Geo. III. (Thormanby Carr.)
The glebe house is fit for residence. It was built under a faculty, dated 21st April 1737.
The Register Books commence in 1658. Charities. -Thomas Basforth's rent charge, by will, dated 15th August 1586. £5 per annum for buying wool, flax, or hemp, and paying poor people for working the same into cloth, the cloth to be sold, and after the churchwardens have retained to their own use the twentieth part of the money, the residue to be bestowed yearly upon poor people. The rent charge is now given to the poor in money.
Guy Lancaster's rent charge, by will, dated 25th September 1695. 10s. per annum for the poor.
Rents-charge of 18s. and 7s. per annum. Donors unknown. Given among the poor. -Vide 5th Report, page 645.
Post town: Easingwold.
Torre's MS. page 575. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. page 34. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Tormozbi), pages 9. 157. Burton's Monasticon, page 268. Nonae Rolls, page 235.
*1 The Valor Ecc. specifies tithes, mansion, and glebe land. -Page 97, col. 2.