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

The place: MARSKE.     Church dedication: ST. CUTHBERT.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 5,220 acres. Gilling West wapentake. -Population, 290; Church-room, 200; Net value, £179. -The Church anciently belonged to the patronage of the Clesebys, Lords of the town.

Present patron, T. Hutton, Esq. Valued in the King's Books, at £12. 6s. 5½d.

Inclosure Acts for Marske were passed 27th and 28th Geo. II., and 49th Geo. III. *1

There is no glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1678.

Thormas Hutchinson's rent charge, by deed, 1655. £5 per annum.

Rev. J. Jackson's charity, rent of eighty acres of land, and tithes, and two-thirds of other lands, quantity not ascertained, the rent of which two-thirds, at the time of the Report, was £23. 7s. per annum. For teaching poor children to read and write, and the residue among the poor people at the discretion of the lord of the manor and the Rector. At the time of the Report, the funds, after paying the schoolmaster's salary, were paid over to the overseers in aid of the rates, but the Commissioners suggested whether some mode of application more conformable to the original design of the charity might not be adopted.

Swaledale rent charge , 10s. per annum. -Vide 7th Report, page 724.

Torre's MS., page 1709. Nonae Roll, page 233. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 223. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Mersc), pages 69. 121. 172.

*1 Query which Marske.

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
OCR and changes for Web page presentation
by Colin Hinson. © 2013.