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

The place: ROWSBY.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Langbarugh liberty, E.D. -Population, vide Hinderwell ; Chapel-room, 170 *2; Net value, vide Hinderwell.

The Chapel was founded and endowed by the Boynton family, in the reign of Henry V.

Patron, vide Hinderwell.

Not valued in 1818.

10th September 1818, a faculty was granted to take down and rebuild the Chapel.

No return as to glebe house.

The Register Books, for baptisms and burials commence in 1758 ; previous to that year the entries were made at Hinderwell. Marriages are not solemnized in this Chapel, but take place at Hinderwell.

Parochial Charities. -No return.

Post town: Guisbrough.

Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. page 154. Graves's Cleveland, page 326. Not noticed by Ecton, Bacon, or Torre.

*1 Or Roxby.

*2 Returned at 250 in 1834.

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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