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

The place: HARPHAM.     Church dedication: ST. JOHN OF BEVERLEY.

Area, 1,970 acres. Dickering wapentake. -Population, 240; Church-room, 120; Net value, vide Burton Agnes. -This was anciently a Chapel, says Archbishop Sharp, within the parish of Agnes Burton, but now accounted a parish Church, and so called in the wills. It is charged 4d. for Synodals. But Torre says, There is a Chapel in Harpham, in the parish of Burton Agnes, which hath right of sepulture and other ecclesiastical services.

A Chantry is named in the Valor Ecc.

Patron, vide Burton Agnes.

Value in 1707 not returned ; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 411, it is stated, " There is a very large Chapel to be made a distinct parish."

An Inclosure Act was passed 13th Geo. III.

The monuments of the St. Quintin family are given by Torre.

No return as to glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1720. Vide earlier transcripts at York.

Parochial Charities. -No return.

Post town: Kilham.

Torre's MS., page 986. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. ii. page 208. Bawdwen's Domesday Book, (Arpen) pages 15. 223. 233.235. Bodleian MS. No. 5101. Prickett's Bridlington, page 126.

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