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




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

The place: YAPHAM.     Church dedication: WITH MELTONBY.

Harthill wapentake. Wilton Beacon. -Population, 197, vide Pocklington ; Church-room, 100; Net value. no return.

Patron, the Dean of York.

This Church is considered as attached to the Vicarage of Pocklington, and for time immemorial has been served by the Vicar of Pocklington.

In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 372, it is recommended that Yapham with Meltonby be made a parish.

There was no glebe house in 1818. No return in 1834.

The Register Books, for Baptisms, commence in 1707 ; for Burials, in 1654 ; and for Marriages, in 1734. Burials also take place at Pocklington.

Chapel Lands. 111a. of land, rents of seven houses, and rent charge of 4s. per annum. The Commissioners reported that the only account they had met with of the origin of this property was recited in three successive trust deeds, all of similar import, the last of which is a deed of feoffment, dated 27th November 1816. The rents, at the time of the Report, amounted to £78. 16s. 6d. per annum, which after being subjected to 11. 14s. for tithe, to 9s. 10d. for land tax, to poor's rates and constable's assessments, and to 3s. 4d., the value of a pound of pepper, due to the occupier of a certain farm in Yapham for taking care of the Parson's horse, which he is bound to do whenever the Parson goes there to do duty, are applied, in the first place, in repairing the Chapel ; £1. 19s. 9d. to the clerk for his attendance and washing the surplice; 5s. per quarter each for twelve or fourteen scholars, to the schoomaster, for teaching them reading, writing, and accounts ; and the residue, after paying 10s. for keeping the accounts, is distributed among the most industrious poor on St. John's day, in sums from £1 to 5s.

Wood's dole, vide Pocklington. 3s. 4d. per annum to poor widows of the township. -Vide 11th Report, p. 739.

Post town: Pocklington.

Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Lapun), page 29; (Meltebi), 13. Burton's Monasticon (Meltonby), page 383.

*1 Torre's MS. (Peculiars), page 705.

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