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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: BAWTRY.     Church dedication: ST. NICHOLAS.

Area, 270 acres. Strafford and Tickhill wapentake. -Population, 1,149; Church-room, 500; Net value included with Blythe, which was returned at £751.

Patron, the Vicar of Blythe.

The right of celebrating divine service and of sepulture, was granted by the Archbishop of York to the inhabitants of this chapelry on the 5th January, 1344.

Inclosure and Drainage Acts 12th, 1st, and 53 Geo. III.

Glebe house. -No return.

The Register Books commence in 1653.

Charities:
Barbara Lister's charity, by will. Interest of £200; £9 per annum is paid to the Curate by the Earl of Rosslyn, supposed to be the interest of the above legacy.

Elisabeth Forster's charity, by will, 1780, and deed, 1792: Alms-houses for two widows, and rent charge of 20s. per annum for repairs. -Vide 19th Report, page 315.


References:
Torre's MS. (Nottinghamshire), page 1299. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iv. page 200. Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 474. Peck's History of Bawtry. Not named in Domesday Book.


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