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

The place: KIRK BRAMWITH.     Church dedication: ST. MARY.     Church type: Rectory in charge.

Area, 1,200 acres. Osgoldcross wapentake, U.D. -Population, 211; Church-room, 100 *1; Net value, £517. -An ancient Rectory, formerly in the patronage of the Lacies, Earls of Lincoln, by whom it came to the Dukes of Lancaster.

Patron, the Lord Chancellor.

Valued in Pope Nicholas's taxation, at £13. 6s. 8d.; in the King's books, at £12. 18s. 4d.; Synodals, 5s.; Procurations, 4s.; and in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 373, at £80.

There was a Chantry in this Church.

An Inclosure Act was passed 20th Geo. III.

For the inscriptions and catalogue of Rectors, see Hunter's South Yorkshire.

The glebe house is fit for residence. It was rebuilt, under a faculty granted 30th September 1730.

The Register books commence in 1700.

The ReV. Mr. Errat's dole, in 1702. Rent-charge of 20s. per annum to the poor on new year's day.

Mrs. Beak's dole, in 1701. Rentcharge of 12s. per annum to the poor on new year's day.

Rev. William Good's charity, in 1641. Rent of about an acre of land, for buying a Bible, and maintaining one poor child at school. At the time of the Report, the distribution of Bibles and the sending poor children to school had been discontinued, and the rent (then £2 per annum) was distributed, with the Doles, among the poor. -Vide 17th Report, page 735.

Post town: Doncaster.

Torre's MS., page 969. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. page 226. Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. ii. page 475. Nonae Rolls, page 219.

*1 In 1818, the Church-room was stated at 160.

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