Morley wapentake. -Population, 1,619, vide Batley, Chapel-room, 437 *1; Net value, £104.
Patrons, the Earls of Wilton and Cardigan, alternately.
Consecrated 29th August 1787. Made a district Church under 58th Geo. III. cap. 45, sec. 16 ; but still in the parish of Batley for lay purposes. -Vide 12th Report, page 5.
5th October 1819, an additional burial ground was consecrated.
Augmented in 1789 with £200; in 1795 with £200; in 1796 with £200; in 1797 with £200; in 1809 with £200; in 1811 with £800 from the Parliamentary grant; and in 1812 with £400 from the same grant, and all by lot.
There is no glebe house.
Registers entered at Batley previous to 1813.
Bolton Hargrave's gift, by will, dated 13th June 1749. Rent of three tenements, paid to a schoolmaster for teaching 10 poor children reading, writing, accounts, and the Church Catechism.
Miss Bolton's rent-charge. 20s. per annum, to 20 poor widows. -Vide 17th Report, page 718.
Post town: Leeds.
Abp. Sharp's MS. vol. i. page 180. Scatchard's Morley, page 292.
*1 Of which 113 sittings have been obtained under a grant of £200 from the Society for Enlarging Churches.