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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: MONK BRETTON.     Church dedication: WEST BRETTON.

Area, vide Royston. Staincross wapentake. -Population, vide Royston ; Chapel-room, 170 *1; Net value, no return. -This Chapel is a donative, or rather a private Chapel.

The Priory here was founded in 1156 by Adam Fitz Swain, and was at first subordinate to the Priory of Pontefract, but afterwards to the Monastery of La Charite, in France.

Patron, vide Royston.

In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 410, it is stated : " A member of Silkstone ; distant from it five miles, neither minister nor maintenance being to it ; which Chapel we think fit to annex to High Hoyland."

An Inclosure Act was passed 17th Geo. III.

The Registers for baptisms and burials commence in 1750.

Charities:
Dame Mary Talbot's almshouses, founded in 1654. Six cottages, occupied by six poor women, each of whom receive from Sir George Wombwell, Bart., the yearly sum of 40s. for a stipend, and 10s, in lien of a gown.

Mary Woodhouse's gift. Interest of £10 to the poor.

Henry Broadhead's charity, by will, dated 28th September 1753. Interest of £400, distributed on Old Christmas-day among poor persons not receiving parochial relief. -Vide 17th Report, page 758.

Post town: Barnsley.


References:
Mon. Angl., vol. v. page 131. Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. ii. pages 239 and 396.


Notes:
*1 According to the return of 1818. No return made in 1834.


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