Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: EAST COWTON. Church dedication: PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN. Church type: Augmented discharged Vicarage.
Area, 3,150 acres. Gilling East wapentake. -Population, 374 ; Church-room, 150; Net value, £202.
Eustace Fitz John gave this Church to the Priory of Bridlington.
The Hospital of St. John, in the county of York, has the patronage and also the impropriation.
Valued in the King's Books, at £4. 6s.
The glebe house is unfit for residence.
The Register Books commence in 1754.
Torre's MS., page 1681. Mon. Angl., vol. vi. pages 285. 287. 291. Nonae Roll, page 234. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Cudtune), pages 93. 99. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 243.
*1 or Cowton Magna.
George Lawton in 1842..
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