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

The place: ASKRIGG.     Church dedication: ST. OSWALD.

Area, 4,790 acres. Hang West wapentake. -Population, 737 *1; Church-room, no return; Net value, £100.

Patron, the Vicar of Aysgarth.

An Inclosure Act was passed 56th Geo. III.

The glebe house is unfit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1701.

Yorebridge School. Founded 25th September, 43rd Eliz., by Anthony Beason. Free for the children of the inhabitants of the Chapelry, except 2s. 6d. each (called a Cock Penny), at Shrovetide. Endowment : schoolhouse, and 2a. 2r. of land, and the rent of the Black Swan Inn, (originally called the White Swan,) in Coney Street, York, which, at the time of the Report, was occupied by Mr. Barber, under a lease granted to Clarke for thirty-one years (date of, lease not given) at the annual rent of £58; the lessee covenanting to lay out £1,000.

Wetlierell's rent charge. 12s. per annum. Unknown. 10s, per annum. -Vide 7th Report, page 684.

Torre's MS., page 1572. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Ascrie), page 108. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 391. Nonae Roll, page 238.

*1 Returned in 1834, at 1,430.

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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by Colin Hinson. © 2013.