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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: FORCETT.     Church dedication: ST. CUTHBERT.

Area, 4,760 acres. Gilling West wapentake. -Population, 430 *1; Church-room, 360; Net value, £89.

Patron, the Vicar of Gilling.

There is no glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1596.

Charities:
Richard Shuttleworth's charity, by will, 15th January 1680. Rent of six acres of land, for apprenticing poor children.

Mitchell's gift, 10s. per annum.

TOWNSHIP OF EAST LAYTON.

Ann Cass's rent charge, 15s. per annum.

Robert Leach's rent charge, 10s. per annum. -Vide 7th Report, page 621.


References:
Not noticed by Torre. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Forset), page 93. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 82.


Notes:
*1 Viz. Barforth, 128; Carkin, 46; Forcett, 92 ; Ovington, 164. Returned in 1834, at 694.


From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
OCR and changes for Web page presentation
by Colin Hinson. © 2013.