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

The place: KIRBY WISKE.     Church dedication: ST. JOHN BAPTIST.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 5,070 acres. Gilling East and Birdforth wapentakes. -Population, 872 *1; Church-room, sufficient ; Net value, £634.

Roger de Lascells held land here of the Earl of Richmond, and he of the King in capite.

Patron, Lord Prudhoe.

Valued in the King's Books, at £27. 16s. 5½d.

The glebe house is unfit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1615.

Palliser's dole. rent charge of 42s. per annum.

Ward's gift. Interest of £20.

Widow Toes's gift, 1644. rent charge of 6s. 8d. per annum.

Thomas Carter's charity. Rent of 13a. lr. 39p. of land, for the poor.

William Crank's gift. Interest of £30, for teaching poor children.

Maunby Poor. rent charge of 18s. per annum. Vide 5th Report, page 646.

Torre's MS., page 1695. Nonae Roll, page 234. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Cherchibi), pages 10. 32, 33. 38. 84. 98. 101. 119. 129. 166. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 261. Bodleian MS., No. 5078.

*1 Viz. Kirkby Wiske, 205 ; Maunby, 231; Newby Wiske, 254; Newsham with Breckonbrough, 182.

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