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COLLINGHAM:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"COLLINGHAM, a parish in the lower division of the wapentake of SKYRACK, West riding of the county of YORK, 2 miles S.S.W. from Wetherby, containing 286 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at 3. 11. 5., endowed with 400 private benefaction, and 200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of Mrs. Wheeler. The church is dedicated to St. Oswald. A charity school was founded, in 1738, by Lady Elizabeth Hastings, with an endowment, producing 24 per annum, for teaching twenty children, and providing them with books."

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


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