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

The place: OVER SILTON.     Church dedication: ALL SAINTS.     Church type: Perpetual Curacy.

Area, 3,460 acres. Birdforth wapentake. - Population, 263 *1; Church-room, 200; NET Value, £69.

Patron, Sir G. Wombwell, as Lessee pf Trinity College, Cambridge.

Valued in 1707, at £12, and in 1818, at £38 per annum.

Augmented in 1757, with £200; in 1786, with £200; in 1810, with £200 from the Parliamentary grant ; and in 1817, with £200 -all by lot ; and in 1827 with £300 from the Parliamentary grant to meet benefactions of £100 from the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, £50 from the Rev. C. Easterby Swales, Incumbent, and the inhabitants, and £50 from Mr. Marshall's Trustees; and in 1832, with £200 to meet benefaction of £200 from the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge.

No glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1678.

No return.

Post town: Thirsk.

Not noticed by Torre. Abp. Sharp's MS. vol. 3, p. 128. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Siluetune), page 28. Burton's Monasticon, pages 333, 363.

*1 Viz. Kepwick, 152; and Over Silton, 111.

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