Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4


If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.


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

The place: HUNSINGORE.     Church dedication: ST. JOHN BAPTIST.     Church type: Vicarage in charge.

Area, 3,660 acres. Claro wapentake. -Population, 595 *1; Church-room, no return; Net value, £300. -The Church is said to have been appropriated to a Monastery in Ireland; but it does not appear when it was appropriated or the Vicarage ordained.

In 1834, the patronage was stated in the official return to be then in Sir Henry S. Goodricke, Bart., since deceased.

Valued in the King's Books, at £5. 17s. 3½d.

Glebe house unfit.

The Register Books commence in 1656.

The lord of the manor claims the right of proving wills and of granting letters of administration.

CATTAL TOWNSHIP. -Mary Falkingham's charity, by will, 1st March 1764. Interest of five guineas. William Hawker's, by will, 12th June 1760. Interest of £5.


Dobson's dole. 5s. per annum, which used to be paid by the late Rev. Henry Goodricke, whose executrix was the late Lady Harland, of Sutton Hall. -Vide 3rd Report, page 457.

Torre's MS., page 1463. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Visigovere), pages 92. 206. 207. Hargrove's Knaresborough, page 283.

*1 Viz. Hunsingore, 235; Cattal, 208; Great Ribstan with Walshford, 152.

Other information:
RIBSTAN. -(Parish of Hunsingore.)

Robert de Ros gave to God, St. Mary, and the brethren of the Knights of Solomon's Temple, his manor of Ribstan and the Church, and a Commandery of the order was established here.

4th September 1444, a commission issued to the Bishop of Philippi to dedicate and consecrate the Chapel at Ribstan.

Torre's MS., page 1467. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Ripestain), pages 36. 188. 206. Mon. Angl., vol. vi. page 803. Hargrove's Knaresborough, page 1272.

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