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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: ROMALDKIRK.     Church dedication: ST. ROMALD.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 54,760 acres. Grilling West wapentake. -Population, 2,507 *1; Church-room, 550; Net value, with Learkirk, £773.

The patronage anciently belonged to the Lords Fitz Hugh, and afterwards to the Lords Scrope, of Bolton.

Present patron, J. Bowes, Esq.

Valued in the King's Books, at £58. 14s. 2d.

Inclosure Acts were passed 42nd, 43rd, and 51st Geo. III.

The glebe house is fit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1578.

Charities:
Jullan Browell's gift, 1772. Interest of £15.

TOWNSHIP OF HOLWICK.

Poor's Money. Interest of £17.

TOWNSHIP OF HUNDERTHWAITE.

Interest of £10 -donor unknown.

TOWNSHIP OF COTHERSTONE. Poor's money. Interest of £30.

TOWNSHIP OF LARTINGTON.

School. Founded long before 1686, by John Parker. £12 per annum rent charge; eight children taught reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Thomas Bowran's gift. Interest of £10. Thomas Jackson's gift. Interest of £20.

TOWNSHIP OF LUNE.

Carlbeck School. £10 per annum, paid by the lord of the manor, also the interest of £20, in the hands of Mrs. Fanny Gibson.

Poor's money. Interest of £22.

TOWNSHIP OF MICKLETON.

John Dent's rent charge, 6s. per annum.

John Blarton's charity, by will, 23rd April 1725. Rent of a messuage and garden.

TOWNSHIP OF ROMALDKIRK.

Free School. Endowment; rent charge of £20 per annum, and rent of 1a. 0r. 16p. of land.

Poor's money. Interest of £16 -donor unknown.

School and Hospital, vide Bowes. -Vide 7th Report, page 664.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1703. Nonae Roll, page 233. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Rumoldeschere). page 100. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. i. page 129.


Notes:
*1 Viz. Cotherston, 631 ; Holwick, 208 ; Hunderthwaite, 297; Lartington, 183; Lunedale, 308; Mickleton, 500; Romaldkirk, 380.


Other information:
LEARKIRK. -PATRON SAINT NOT Unknown. - (Parish of Romaldkirk. Chapel of Ease.) -Gilling West wapentake. -Church-room, 200; Net value, vide Romaldkirk.

ROMANDBY. -11 Kal. June 1231, Abp. Walter Gray granted to John de Romandby to have a Chantry in the Chapel of Romandby, therein to celebrate divine service, so that it be performed without procession and benediction of palms, every day in the year excepting Christmas-day, Purification, Good Friday, Easter-day, and Palm Sunday.


References:
Torre's MS. (Peculiars), page 375.


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