Data from the 'Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum' from the year 1842.
The place: NEWTON UNDER ROSEBERRY. Church dedication: PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN. Church type: Perpetual Curacy.
Area, 1,440 acres. Langbarugh Liberty, W.D. -Population, 148 *2; Church-room, 95 ; Net value, £45. -This is a Church or Chapel, anciently in the Parish of Hutton Rudby, and was given by Robert de Meinill to the Abbot and Convent of Whitby, to which it was appropriated, but was made parochial (says Archdeacon Todd) at the Reformation.
The patronage, in 1786, was in Grace Eliza Norton, Widow. In 1807, the Archbishop presented by reason of lapse. It is understood the presentation is in the lord of the manor, T. K. Stavely, Esq.
Impropriator, the Archbishop of York. Valued in 1707, at £6. 4s.; and in 1818, at £46 per annum.
Augmented in 1735, with £200; in 1764, with £200; in 1786, with £200 in 1810, with £200 from Parliamentary Grant ; and in 1834 with £200, -all by lot.
" All tithes impropriated to Squire Norton. Curacy only £6 per annum." -Notitia Parochialis, No. 116.
An Inclosure Act was passed 25th Geo. III.
No glebe house.
The Register Books commence in 1725.
Near Langbarugh Quarry is a clear spring called Chapel Well, near which were the remains of several buildings now cleared away, and supposed to have been the site of a Cell or Hermitage.
Parochial Charities. -No return.
Post town: Stokesley.
Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. page 134. Mon. Angl., vol. i. page 408., Burton's Monasticon, page 70. Graves' Cleveland, page 211.
*1 Or Newton under Ornebach. The mountain called Roseberry Topping is within this parish.
*2 in 1834, the Population was returned at 115.
George Lawton in 1842..
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