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




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

The place: BURSTWICK.     Church dedication: ALL SAINTS.     Church type: Discharged Vicarage.

Area, 5,720 acres. Holderness wapentake, S.D. -Population, 699 *1; Church-room, 322 ; Net value, £219. -This Church was given to the Cell of the Abbey of Albemarle at Birstall, to which it was appropriated in 1228, from whence it came to the Priory of Kirkham, and a Vicarage ordained therein, 6th Kal., February 1254.

Patron and impropriator, Sir T. A. C. Constable, Bart.

The Church is valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation, cum Burstwick and Ryhill, at £16. 13s. 4d.; Vicaria ejusdem.. £6. 13s. 4d.; in the King's Books, the Vicarage is valued at £7 per annum ; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. pages 271, 272, it is stated.: " Rectory, sequestered to H. Constable, Esq.; value, £130; Vicarial tithes, £36; glebe, £3."

An Inclosure Act was passed 13th Geo. III.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1747. -Vide transcripts of earlier registers at York.

PARISH OF BURSTWICK. - Town Stock. This consists of the sum of £20, formerly given by some person unknown, and mentioned in Gilbert's Returns as then in the hands of Thomas Parkinson. This sum of twenty pounds was laid out several years ago in the purchase of a cottage or tenement, which has ever since been used as a poorhouse for the residence of two poor families, put in by the overseers. 18s. a year is allowed as interest on the fund thus employed out of the rates, and distributed by the overseers at Lady-day amongst the second poor of the town, being such as do not receive parochial relief, and who are selected as fit objects of charity at a town meeting. -Vide 9th Report, page 757.

Post town: Hedon.

Torre's MS., page 1533. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. ii. page 158. Thompson's Occ. Prom., page 232. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Brocstewick), pages 174; (Rihella), 139 ; (Camerinton), 174 ; (Scachelinge), 174. Burton's Mon. page 298. Mon. Angl., vol. v. page 522.

*1 Viz. Burstwick, 436 ; and Ryhill and Camerton, 263.

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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