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. 11½d.
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.
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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