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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: POOLE.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Area, vide Otley. Skirack wapentake, U. D. - Population, 310 *1, vide Otley ; Chapel-room, 180; Net value, £69. -Patron, the Vicar of Otley. Impropriators, F. H. Fawkes, Esq., and others.

Augmented, in 1749, with £200; in 1752, with £200; in 1774, with £200; and in 1785, with £200 -all by lot ; and in 1803, with £200, to meet benefaction of £200 from John Smith, gent.

In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 335, it is stated that there was then " No Minister. Recommended to remain a member of Otley."

There is no glebe house.

The registers are included in Otley. Marriages are celebrated at Otley.

Charities:
Laycock's Doles, given in 1727. Three tents-charge of 6s. 8d. each.

Hobson's dole, given in 1728. Rent charge of 10s.

John Dixon's dole, given in 1749. Rent-charge of 3s. These Doles, together with 7s., or 7s. 6d., being a portion of Queen Elizabeth's dole to the poor of Otley parish, are distributed, together with the sacrament money, at Poole Feast, among poor persons not receiving regular parochial relief. -Vide 15th Report, page 686.

Post town: Otley.


References:
Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. page 112. Wharfdale, page 84.


Notes:
*1 In 1818, it was 315.


From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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by Colin Hinson. © 2013.