Area, 1,020 acres. Buckrose wapentake. -Population, 211; Church-room, 150 *1; Net value, £270 -This Church was a Rectory, in the patronage of the Priory of Kirkham, and at the Dissolution the patronage came to the Crown.
Valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation at £8 and in his new taxation at £4; in the King's books at £6. 16s.; Synodals, 2s. 6d., Procurations, 7s. 6d.; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii., page 431, at £40 per annum.
" In Oliver's time, the freeholders inclosed the parish, and in lieu of the glebe, which lay dispersed in arable fields, they gave other, but the worth of the living is much impaired thereby. The Church is endowed with all things that are titheable. The yearly value of the Rectory is about £50." Signed, " Thos. Clarke, Rector" -Notitia Parochialis, No. 37.
The glebe house was returned in 1818 as unfit for residence, " being a mere hut ;" and in 1834, unfit.
The Register Books commence in 1721. Ch asm 1752-1758. -Vide Transcripts at York.
Thomas Seller's charity. Vide Birdsall. One-fourth part of a rent charge of 40s. per annum for the poor.
Unknown rents-charge. 8s. and 3s. per annum, distributed among poor widows about Easter. -Vide 9th Report, page 717.
Post town: Malton.
Torre's MS. page 835. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. ii. page 117. Bawdwen's Domesday Book, (Bergetorp), pages 32. 83. 123. 214. 234.
*1 In 1818, the Church-room was returned as sufficient for the then Population of 217.