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




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

The place: NORTH FRODINGHAM.     Church dedication: ST. ELGINE.     Church type: Discharged Vicarage.

Area, 2,880 acres. Holderness wapentake, N.D. -Population, 711 ; Church-room, 400; Net value, £170. Here was a Church and a priest at the time of the Norman Survey, also three fisheries.

The Church was given to the Abbey of Thornton upon Humber, to which it was appropriated, and a Vicarage ordained therein *1.

Torre gives a catalogue of the Rectors.

Patron, the Rev. Francis Drake, D.D.

Impropriator, P. Saltmarshe, Esq.

The Church is valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation at £8; in the King's books the Vicarage is valued at £5 per annum ; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 282, it is stated : " £93. 10s. total value, including six oxgangs."

Augmented in 1777 with £200, by lot ; and in 1786, with £200, to meet benefaction of a rent charge of £20 per annum, and an oxgang of glebe in reversion from the Rev. Christopher Blackiston, and in the same year with £200, by lot.

An Inclosure Act was passed 41st Geo. III.

No glebe house.

3rd June 1815, a faculty was granted to new pew the Church.

The Register Books commence in 1677.

The Rev. Samuel Hunter's charity. Interest of £25, which, with accumulations of interest, there being no schoolmaster in the parish between the years 1803 and 1807, was increased to £30, which sum is secured on promissory note, and the interest (30s. per annum) is paid to the schoolmaster for teaching four poor children the English tongue and the Church catechism free of charge except 1s. per quarter, and he accordingly teaches the said number reading, writing, and accounts.

Francis Smith's gift, by will, dated in January 1812. Interest of £10 in bread to the poor communicants who attend a the communion at Easter, Whitsuntide, Michaelmas, and Christmas. Distributed by and at the discretion of the minister and churchwardens, pursuant to the directions of the will. -Vide 9th Report, page 760.

Post town: Driffield.

Torre's MS., page 1407. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. ii. page 18L. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Fotingham), page 180. Burton's Monasticon, page 299.

*1 Archbishop Sharp's List of Incumbents is meagre.

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