Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: MANFIELD. Church dedication: ALL SAINTS. Church type: Vicarage in charge.
Area, 3,200 acres. Gilling East and Gilling West wapentakes. -Population, 491 *1; Church-room, 300; Net value, £466.
Appropriated to the Monastery of St. Agatha, at Easby, on the 27th Dec. 1347, and a Vicarage ordained.
Patron, the Crown.
Valued in the King's Books, at £6. 1s. 3d.
The glebe house is fit for residence.
The Register Books commence in 1500; the first book defective.
Charity estate. About seven acres of land ; £10 per annum paid to a schoolmaster, for teaching six children of both sexes reading, writing, and the Church Catechism ; residue of the rent distributed in coals and money among widows and aged poor. -Vide 8th Report, page 724.
Torre's MS., page 1665. Nonae Roll, page 233. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Mannefelt), page 93. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 296.
*1 Manfield, 423; Cliffe, 68.
George Lawton in 1842..
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