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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.

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

The place: DEWSBURY ST JOHN.     Church dedication: ST. JOHN'S.     Church type: Perpetual Curacy.

Agbriggwapentake. L.D. - Population *1, vide Dewsbury; Chapel-room, 600 *2; Net value, £43.

Patron, the Vicar of Dewsbury.

Built under the Parliamentary grant. Augmented in 1828 with £600 by lot.

Architecture Gothic, with tower and pinnacles. First stone laid August 1823. Cost, £5,502. 16s. 8d. No district yet assigned. -Vide 8th Report, page 3.

No return as to registers.

No glebe house.


Notes:
*1 Returned, in 1834, at 2247 ; but as no district has been assigned, there seems no data for such a return.

*2 Of which 248 are free sittings.


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