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

The place: LOVERSALL.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Area, 2,220 acres. Soke of Doncaster. - Population, 154 *1; Chapel-room, 150 *2 ; Net value, £53.

Patron, the Vicar of Doncaster.

Valued in 1707, at £10. 10s. In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. pages 521-526, recommended to be made a parish.

Augmented in 1766. with £200; in 1786, with £200; in 1810, with £200 from the Parliamentary grant; and in 1824, with £200 -all by lot.

A Mrs. Overton, by her will, made a handsome augmentation, but which became void by the statute of mortmain.

For the inscriptions, &c., see Hunter's South Yorkshire.

28th October 1785, faculty to new pew the Church, and erect a gallery. No glebe house.

The Register Books commence in 1703.

Parochial Charities. -No return.

Post town: Doncaster.


References:
Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. i. page 60, and page 490 (2nd vol. Additions). Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. page 222.


Notes:
*1 In 1834, the Population was returned at 131.

*2 Estimated in 1818 at 200.


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