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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: SHEFFIELD ST PAUL.     Church dedication: ST. PAUL.     Church type: Perpetual Curacy.

Population, vide St. Peter's ; Church-room, 1,200; Net value, £136.

Patron, the Vicar of Sheffield.

Built in 1720 by voluntary subscription, to which Mr. Robert Downes, a goldsmith in Sheffield, contributed £1000 and settled £30 a year for the support of a minister. Difficulties arose respecting the patronage, which were not removed until an Act of Parliament was obtained in 1740, and it was consecrated 22nd May 1740.

Augmented in 1833 with £200, £200, £200, £200, and £200 from the Parliamentary grant, to meet benefaction of £1,000 by subscriptions.

The Church is in the Grecian style of architecture. It contains a fine-toned organ, and a beautiful monument by Chantry, to the memory of the Rev. Alexander Mackenzie.

No district has yet been assigned.

No glebe house.


References:
Hunter's Hallamshire, page 157.


From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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