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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: HONLEY.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Agbrigg wapentake, U.D. -Population, 4,523, vide Almondbury; Chapel-room, 1000; Net value, £176.

Patron, the Vicar of Almondbury.

Neither minister nor maintenance. About 100 families. Recommended to be made a separate parish. -Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 297.

See Archbishop Sharp's MS. for the particulars of the augmentations.

Augmented in 1729 with £200 to meet benefaction of £200 from Richard Horsetail, Esq. and Mr. Wm. Walker.

26th September 1737, faculty granted to build a gallery.

A faculty was granted 30th July 1756, to enlarge the Chapel and to sell seats, a brief having been previously obtained.

4th August 1789, burial-ground consecrated.

22nd November 1793, faculty to alter the situation of the pulpit, &c.

An Inclosure Act was passed 22nd Geo. III.

No glebe house.

The Registers, previous to 1813, are deposited in the mother Church.

Parochial Charities. -No return.

Post town: Huddersfield.


References:
Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. pages 199. 330. and 331. Not noticed by Torre.


From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
OCR and changes for Web page presentation
by Colin Hinson. © 2013.