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

The place: THORNTON WATLASS.     Church dedication: ST. MARY.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 4,850 acres. Hang East wapentake. -Population, 448 *1; Church-room, 214 ; Net value, 475. -The Church was formerly in the patronage of the Lords Scrope, of Massam.

Patron, Sir M. Milbank, Bart.

Valued in the King's Books, at 6. 10s. 10d.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1574 ; imperfect, 1653-1697-1698-1702.

rent charge, 8s. per annum.

Dodsworth's charity. Interest of 100, for teaching twelve poor children. -Vide 6th Report, page 636.

Torre's MS., page 1579. None Roll, page 238. Bawdwe#s Domesday Book (Torentun), pages 10, &c. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. ii. page 74.

*1 Viz. Clifton-upon-Ure, 43; Rookwith, 78; Thirn, 142; Thornton Watlas, 185.

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

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