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

The place: WADSLEY.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Chapel-room, 660 *1.

Patrons, the Miss Hamsoms, of Weston House.

A Chapel has been lately built by the abovementioned ladies, and which has been consecrated.

School. Endowment, rentcharge of 20s. a year, left by Margaret Bamforth, by will, dated in 1712, and 2a. 2r. 26p. of land. Some free scho-lars. -Vide 21st Report, page 616.

Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. ii. page 191. Hunter's Hallamshire, page 271.

*1 Of which 222 are free sittings.

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