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

The place: MILLINGTON.     Church dedication: PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN.     Church type: Peculiar.

Area, 2,750 acres. Harthill wapentake, Wilton Beacon *1. -Population, 255; Church-room, 145 *2; Net value, £219.

In Millington and Beneldale were three carucates of land, held of the fee of St. Peter in York, by the donation of Wolfus.

Torre says, this Church is appendant to Pocklington, and made a Vicarage with Givendale.

Patron and Impropriator, the Dean of York.

Valued in 1707 at £8. 8s. In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 380, it is stated " Vicarage only £1. 10s., Gristhorpe to be divided from Pocklington, and united to Millington ;" and in 1818 at £17. 11s. per annum.

16th July 1824, faculty to put a new roof on the Church, and cover it with slate ; also, to rebuild part of the Church and steeple, and to re-pew the Church.

An Inclosure Act was passed 8th Geo.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1609.

Richard Wilkinson's Charity, by deed, dated 8th March, 1696. Rent of 7a. 2r. 23p. of land, and two beast-gates, let at the time of the report for £15 per annum, and distributed half-yearly, at Christmas and Whitsuntide, in sums from 10s. to £1. 10s. to such poor as receive no allowance from the parish.

John Wilkinson's charity, by will, dated 24th September, 1801. Interest of £200 now invested on mortgage for the schoolmaster, for teaching 10 poor children, boys and girls, reading, writing, and arithmetic.

William Flint's charity, by will, dated 30th January, 1804. Interest of £100 for the schoolmaster, for teaching four more poor children, boys and girls, reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Poor's Houses. 4 houses, the gift of Christopher Dent, by surrender, dated 23d May, 1786, for the use of the poor ; one room is appropriated as a school-room. -Vide 11 th Report, page 732.

Post Town, Pocklington.

Torre's MS. (Peculiars), page 679. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Mileton), pages 13. 47. 233.

*1 Partly in the liberty of St. Peter of York.

*2 Returned in 1818 at 200.

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