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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: WILSDEN. Church dedication: ST. MATTHEW.

Morley wapentake. -Population, 3,989, vide Bradford ; Church-room, 1,488 *1; Net value, £46. -Patron, Fawcett, Esq.

Built under the Parliamentary grant.

Architecture Gothic, with tower ; first stone laid 25th August 1823 ; cost, £7,710. 13s. 6d.; made a district Church, under 58th Geo. III., cap. 45, sec. 21. -Vide 8th Report, page 6. Still a portion of the parish of Bradford, for lay purposes. -Vide 6th Report, page 3.

Augmented, in 1828, with £1,000; and, in 1832, with £200, both by lot.

There is no glebe house.

No return for registers prior to 1826.

Charities:
Ferrand's gift. 20s. per annum rent-charge.

Buck's gift. 3s. 4d. per annum rentcharge. Both paid to Mytholme schoolmaster. -Vide 17th Report, page 730.

Post town: Bradford.


Notes:
*1 Of which 332 are free sittings. In 1834, only 1,415 sittings were returned.


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