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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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.

Charities:
rent charge, 8s. per annum.

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


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


Notes:
*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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