Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: SOUTH COWTON. Church dedication: ST. MARY.
Area, 1,530 acres. Gilling East wapentake. -Population, 427 *1; Church-room, 400; Net value, £39.
Patron, the Vicar of Gilling.
There is no glebe house.
The Register Books commence in 1568.; parts illegible.
Books commence in 1568.; parts illegible.
COWTON TOWNSHIP. -Rents-charge, 16s. per annum, and £2 per annum.
Liptrot's charity. Interest of £5. Mann's charity. Interest of £1.
Dr. Nicholas Gouge's gift. Interest of £20, in the bands of the Rector ; given in coals. -Vide 11th Report, page 776.
Not noticed by Torre. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Cudtune), pages 93. 99. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 78.
*1 Viz. North Cowton, 264; South Cowton, 163.
George Lawton in 1842..
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