Morley wapentake. -Population, vide St. John Baptist ; Chapel-room, 1,200 *1; Net value, £130. -Chapel and chapel-yard consecrated 8th January 1798. Built under an Act of Parliament passed in the 35th Geo. III.
Patron, J. Whitacre, Esq.
Augmented, in 1810, with £300 from the Parliamentary grant, to meet benefaction of £200 from Thomas Dyson, Esq., and others ; in 1816, with £300 from the same fund, to meet benefaction of £200, a subscription ; and, in 1825, with £600 from the Parliamentary grant, by lot.
The Church is situate in the upper part of Halifax. The parish is much indebted to the late Dr. Coulthurst for the zeal which he displayed in obtaining the Act of Parliament.
The glebe house is fit for residence.
The Registers, for burials only, are entered at the mother Church. No district has been assigned.
Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. page 192.
*1 In 1818. the Chapel-room was returned at nearly 1,200.