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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: GOLDSBOROUGH.     Church dedication: ST. MARY.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 3,230 acres. Claro wapentake. -Population, 359 *1; Church-room, "sufficient;" Net value, £291.

This Rectory formerly belonged to the patronage of the family of the Goldboroughs, but is now in the patronage of the Earl of Harewood.

Valued in the King's Books, at £10. 1s. 04d.

Inclosure Act 12th Geo. III.

Glebe house fit.

The Register Books commence in 1707 ; defective in 1772. -But vide transcripts at Richmond.

Charities:
Poor's Land, six acres.

GOLDSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP.

Poor's Money. £60 -interest distributed.

Eliz. Byerley's gift, by will, 19th April 1763. Dividends on £562. 11s. 9d. three per cents. reduced ; paid to two poor widows.

CONEYTHORPE TOWNSHIP.

rent charge of 20s. per annum out of Clayton Garth.

FLABBY TOWNSHIP.

Free School. Endowment ; house and fifteen acres of land : part of the land is very bad. About twelve free scholars taught reading, writing, arithmetic, and the Church Catechism. -Vide 3rd Report, page 454.

The children of the parish are also entitled to the benefit of Knaresborough Free Grammar School, and the Rector is one of the trustees.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1515. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Godenesburg), pages 67. 188. Hargrove's Knaresborough, page 260.


Notes:
*1 Viz. Goldsborough, 167; Coneythorpe, 96; Flaxby, 96.


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