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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: HEADINGLEY.     Church dedication: ST. MICHAEL.     Church type: Perpetual Curacy.

Area, vide Leeds. Leeds division. -Population, 3,849, vide Leeds; Chapel-room, 200; Net value, £250.

Patron, the Vicar of Leeds.

Augmented in 1717 with £200 to meet benefaction from J. Walker, Esq. and others, of tenements and lands worth £400; and in 1731 with £200 to meet benefaction from the Rev. Henry Robinson of £100 and land worth £100.

The Chapel was built about the beginning of the 17th century, the ground was given by Sir John Saville.

An Inclosure Act was passed 10th Geo. IV.

There is a glebe house fit for residence.

Abp. Sharp gives the particulars of the Curate's income.

A list of the Curates is given by Whitaker, where it is also said that a commodious house was erected about 50 years ago for the use of the minister.

The Register Books commence in 1723. Marriages are celebrated at the mother church.

Charity:
School allotments of 1a. 1r. of land, for teaching eight free scholars in reading. -Vide 15th Report, page 679.

Post town: Leeds.


References:
Vid. Torre's MS. page 274. Abp. Sharp's MS. vol. i. page 105, 226, 227. Loidis et Elmete, page 116. Thoresby, page 147. Hargrove's Knaresbro', page 199. Parsons's Leeds, vol. i. page 436.


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