Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for MARRICK: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

MARRICK: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"MARRICK, a parish in the western division of the wapentake of GILLING, North riding of the county of YORK, 7 miles W.S.W. from Richmond, containing 621 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Richmond, and diocese of Chester, endowed with a rent-charge of £10, and £200 private benefaction, £400 royal bounty, and £1500 parliamentary grant. W. Powlett, Esq. was patron in 1815. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, occupies part of the site of a Benedictine nunnery, founded in honour of the Blessed Virgin, by Roger de Asc, about the close of the reign of Stephen, and which at the dissolution had a revenue of £64. 16. 9 Two poor widows of this parish, not paupers, receive £5. 12. per annum from an institution called the Duke of Bolton's charity."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]