Area, 2,180 acres. Holderness wapentake, N.D. -Population, 223; Church-room, 200 *2; Net value, £1,065. -A Rectory, anciently belonging to the patronage of the Monceauxes' family, and from them descended by the De Sees to the Boyntons, Barts.
Torre gives a catalogue of Rectors.
Patron, Sir Henry Boynton, Bart.
Valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation at £13. 6s. 8d.; in the King's books at £13. 11s. 10d., Synodals 4s., Procurations 7s. 6d., and Church of Beverley, £1. 7s.; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 274, it is stated : " Tithes and glebe worth £123."
An Inclosure Act was passed 59th Geo. III.
The glebe house is fit for residence.
The Register Books commence in 1571.
Sir Griffith Boynton, Bart.'s Almshouse, founded and endowed by will, dated 4th May 1729, and by a schedule annexed to the will he appointed the Archbishop of York, for the time being, special governor, visiter, and overseer of the charity.
The Rev. John Holmes's charity, by will, dated 17th February 1772. One fourth part of all monies due to him upon any turnpike securities, unto the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parishes of Brandsburton, Bramston, Ulrome, and Skeffling, upon trust, to pay the interest and produce thereof into the hands of the several officiating ministers of the said parishes, in the proportions aforesaid, to be by them respectively distributed at Christmas, annually, amongst so many poor persons inhabiting within the parishes as should not receive alms from, or be under the common relief of, the said parishes, respectively. By four several deeds, dated 10th February 1777, the executor transferred one-fourth part of certain turnpike securities to each set of the then churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the respective parishes aforesaid, as more fully appears in the Report of charities for the parish of Brandsburton. The securities consisted of one share of £200, and two shares of £100 each, but one of the £100 shares had neither in, nor since the testator's lifetime, been productive. One-fourth of the annual produce of the turnpike securities is paid to the Rector, and distributed by him to the poor not receiving parochial relief.
Robert Winter's charity, by will, in 1739. £18 for the poor. The money was paid into the hands of Sir Griffith Boynton, Bart., in 1786. - Vide 9th Report, page 754.
Post town: Bridlington.
Torre's MS. page 1391. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. ii. page 184. Bawdwen's Domesday Book, (Benestone), page 180; (Ulreham), 180. Prick - ett's Bridlington, page 125. Burton's Monasticon (Ullrome), page 242.
*1 The parish includes part of the Chapelry of Ulrome.
*2 In 1818, the Church-room was returned 270.