GENUKI Home page    Barton Parish<br>main page Barton
Parish
main page

BARTON:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"BARTON, a parish comprising the chapelries of Barton St. Cuthbert and Barton St. Mary (which form one township), and the township of Newton-Morrell, in the eastern division of the wapentake of GILUNG, North riding of the county of YORK, and containing 467 inhabitants, of which number, 436 are in the township of Barton, 5 miles S.W. from Darlington. The livings of both chapelries are perpetual curacies, in the archdeaconry of Richmond, and diocese of Chester; that of St. Cuthbert's is endowed with 800 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Stanwich; and that of St. Mary's is endowed with 400 royal bounty, and 200 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Gilling. The neighbourhood abounds with excellent limestone. Mark Smithson, in 1683, endowed a school with 6 per annum, which has been increased by subsequent benefactions: the school-house was purchased in 1705, with a bequest from Thomas Smithson."


"NEWTON MORRELL, a township in the parish of BARTON, eastern division of the wapentake of GILLING, North riding of the county of YORK, 6 miles S.E. from Darlington, containing 31 inhabitants."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]


This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in the conditions of use.
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©Colin Hinson 2014