Area, 1,760 acres. Claro wapentake. -Population, 553 ; Church-room, 150; Net value, £140. -This Church was appropriated to the Dean and Chapter of York, and in 1300 a Vicarage was ordained. The Dean and Chapter are still the patrons.
Valued in the King's Books, at £3. 1s. 0½d.
Inclosure Act 30th Geo. III.
Glebe house unfit.
The Register Books commence in 1672.
Poor's land. Rent of 7a. 2r. of land and three rents-charge, amounting together to 35s. per annum : given among aged widows.
Sir Solomon Swales's gift, in 1675. 30s. per annum among the poor of Burton Leonard, Brearton, Stainley, and Wallerthwaite. -Vide 3rd Report, page 453.
Torre's MS., page 539. Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 170, recommended to be united to North Stainley. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Bertune), pages 11, &c.