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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: THORNTON STEWARD.     Church dedication: ST. OSWALD.     Church type: Augmented discharged Vicarage.

Area, 2570 acres. Hang West wapentake. -Population, 310; Church-room, " sufficient ;" Net value, 234. -This Church was appropriated to the Archdeacon of Richmond.

Patron, the Bishop of Chester. Valued in the King's Books, at 6. 13s. 11d.

The Vicarage was augmented in 1377. The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Bookscommence in 1563. Charity. -Interest of 10; given by George Foss. -Vide 7th Report, page 704.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1611. Nonae Roll, page 243. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Torentun), pages 10, &c. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 366.


From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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by Colin Hinson. 2013.


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