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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: PATRICK BROMPTON.     Church dedication: ST. PATRICK.     Church type: Augmented perpetual Curacy.

Area, 5,560 acres. Hang East and Hang West wapentakes. -Population, 1,051 *1; Church-room, 400; Net value, £96. -The Church was given to St. Mary's Abbey, by Stephen, Earl of Britain.

Patron, the Bishop of Chester.

Valued in the King's Books as a Rectory in charge, at £34. 13s. 4¼d.

An Act for the better collection of the tithes was passed 54th Geo. III.

There is no glebe house.

The Register Books, including Hunton, commence in 1723.

Charities:
Free School. Founded by Samuel Atkinson, 13th March 1717, for two of the poorest people's children ; Samuel Clark and Gregory Elsley gave certain donations-twelve free scholars. Endowment ; 5a. 2r. of land, two cottages, and interest of £60.

Gregory Elsley's gift. Interest of £20.

Francis Clarke's gift, by will, 9th July 1708. rent charge of 52s. per annum, in bread.

William Hewgill's rent charge. 52s. per annum, for bread ; lost, not being properly charged. -Vide 6th Report, page 617.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1647. Nonae Roll, page 237. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Bruntone), page 113. Whitaker's Richmond, vol. ii. p. 54.


Notes:
*1 Viz. Arrowthorne, 59; Patrick Brompton, 188 ; Newton le Willows, 269 ; Hunton, 535.


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