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

The place: HECKMONDWICK.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Morley wapentake. -Population, 2,793, vide Birstal ; Chapel-room, 689 *1; Net value, £30 -Patron, the Vicar of Birstal. Impropriators, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Built under the Parliamentary grant.

Architecture Gothic, with tower and spire. First stone laid 3rd March 1830. Cost, £2,574. 10s. 6d.

No district has yet been assigned. -Vide 11th Report, page 3.

No return as to registers.

No glebe house.

Joshua Wood's charity, by will, in 1734. Rent of one acre of land, laid out in bread on St. Thomas's day.

James Shipley's charity, by will, in 1719. Interest of £10, laid out in bread. -Vide 17th Report, page 722.

Post town: Dewsbury.

*1 Of which 324 are free sittings-Vide Report of the Church-Building Commissioners. -In 1834, the return of Chapel-room was 700.

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