Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: BARTON LE STREET. Church dedication: ST. MICHAEL. Church type: Rectory in charge.
Area, 3,180 acres. Rydall and Bulmer wapentakes. -Population, 436 *1; Church-room, 200 *2; Net value, £450. -In the town of Barton le Street were ten carucates of land, whereof nine were held by Henry de Grey of the King in capite, by the rent of 10s.; and the Church is endowed with half a carucate, not geldable.
The Church is an ancient Rectory, formerly belonging to the patronage of the Greys of Barton, till the reign of King James I., when it came to the Ingrams, from whom it passed to the Lords Irvin, and the patronage is stated, in the official return, to be in the Marchioness of Hertford.
Valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation, at £20; Nova Tax, £8: in the King's Books, at £14. 8s. 10d. per annum *3.
Glebe house fit for residence. It was rebuilt under a faculty granted 25th April 1785.
The Register Books commence in 1751. -But vide transcripts of earlier Registers at York.
Parochial Charities. -No return.
Post town: Malton.
Torre's MS., page 315. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. page 84. Nonae Rolls, page 240. Parliamentary Survey, vol. xvii. page 121. Bawdwen's Domesday Book ( Bartune), pages 11. 72. 75. Burton's Monasticon, pages 71. 392. Tanner's Notitia, ed. 1744.
*1 Viz. Rydall, Barton le Street, 190; Butterwick, 56; and Bulmer, Coneysthorpe, 190. In 1834, the Population was returned at 468.
*2 In 1818, returned " 300."
*3 There was an unreported decree in the Exchequer in Hilary Term, 10th Geo. I.
George Lawton in 1842..
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