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

The place: CHERRY BURTON.     Church dedication: SAINT MICHAEL.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 3,180 acres. Harthill wapentake. Hunsley Beacon . -Population, 447; Church-room, 200 *1; Net value, £887. -This is an ancient Rectory, formerly in the patronage of the College of Beverley, and upon the dissolution thereof continued in the Crown till Queen Elizabeth, who presented twice ; after that it came to the. Hothams.

Patron, the Rev. H. Ramsden. Torre's catalogue only commences a little before 1574.

Valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation, at £20; in the King's books, by the name of North Burton, at £23. 6s. 8d.; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 340, at £147 per annum.

Decrees in the Exchequer, in Trinity Term, 24th Elizabeth, and in Trinity Term, 7th Car. II., are unreported.

An Inclosure Act was passed 4th Geo. IV.

Jurisdiction. -In the diocese of York, vide Beverley.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1597.

Charities:
Dr. Hodgson Johnson's charity, by will, dated 5th May 1722. rent charge of £2 per annum for providing coals for four poor persons on the 5th November annually, viz., 10s. each person.

Elizabeth Johnson's charity, by will, dated 11 th September 1740. Interest of £40 amongst the poorest inhabitants of the township at Christmas, by the minister, churchwardens, and overseers. -Vide 9th Report, page 741.

Post town: Beverley.


References:
Torre's MS. (Peculiars) page 235. Abp. Sharp's MS. vol. ii. page 39. Oliver's Beverley, page 496. Bawdwen's Domesday Book.


Notes:
*1 In 1818, the Church-room was returned sufficient for the then Population of 300.


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