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

The place: SYKEHOUSE.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Area, vide Fishlake. Strafforth wapentake, S.D. - Population, 617, vide Fishlake; Chapel-room, 270; Net value, £50.

Patrons, Trustees.

Valued in 1707 at £7. 11s. 8d. per annum, and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 468, it is stated, " Sykehouse, alias Dowstron Chapel, three miles from Fishlake, and bad ways. Only £3. 6s. 8d. given for ever by Nicholas Waller, 106 families." Recommended to be made a parish.

Augmented in 1830 with £600 by lot. Glebe house fit for residence.

No return as to Registers.

Poors land. 9a. 1r. 10p. of which 2a. 0r. 9p. were purchased with money by Mr. and Mrs. Dennis, for the teaching of poor children.

Rents-charge for the poor. Joseph Thoresby's, 13s. 4d. per annum; John Briggs's, 3s. 4d. per annum ; Ralph Smith's, 3s. 4d. per annum.

Township School. The master has the occupation of a house and about a rood of ground, and he receives two rents-charge of £1 each, donors unknown ; and he instructs fifteen free scholars in reading and writing. -Vide 17th Report, page 794.

Post town: Thorne.

Abp. Sharp's MS. vol. i. page 225. Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. i. pages 184-195.

*1 Alias Dowstron.

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