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

The place: SHEFFIELD SAINT JAMES.     Church dedication: SAINT JAMES.     Church type: Perpetual Curacy.

Population, vide Saint Peter's; Church-room, 750; Net value, 160.

Patron, the Vicar of Sheffield.

Built by subscription, at an expense of about 3,000, in 50 shares, each of which entitled the subscriber to a pew, as a freehold inheritance. Consecrated 5th October 1789. In 1797, painted glass, by Peckett, representing the Crucifixion, was placed in the east window.

Augmented in 1824, with 300, and 300 from the Parliamentary grant, to meet benefactions of 200, and 200 by subscriptions.

No return as to registers.

There is no glebe house.

Parochial Charities. -No return.

Hunter's Hallamshire, page 158.

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

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