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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: COPGROVE.     Church dedication: ST. MICHAEL.     Church type: Discharged Rectory.

Area, 1,050 acres. Claro wapentake. -Population, 120 *1; Church-room, "sufficient;" Net value, £200.

Patron, T. Duncombe, Esq.

Valued in the King's Books, at £5. 9s. 7d.

Glebe house fit.

The Register Books commence in 1586.

Charities:
Gifts of Lewis Gay and others. The principal, £41, is in the hands of the Rector for the time being, who pays for teaching three children to read, write, and cast accounts.

Hebden's gift, one fourth of the rent of 3a. 3r. of land. -Vide 3rd Report, page 454.


References:
Torre's MS., page 1491. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Copegrave) page 206. Hargrove's Knaresborough, page 160.


Notes:
*1 Returned in 1834 at 170.


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