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

The place: MARR.     Church dedication: ST. HELEN.     Church type: Perpetual Curacy.

Area, 2,140 acres. Strafforth and Tickhill wapentake, N.D. -Population, 221 ; Chapel-room, 100 *2; Net value, £128. -This was anciently a parochial Chapel in the parish of Hickleton, but has now for a long time been accounted a Church.

Patrons and impropriators, the trustees of P. J. Thelluson, Esq.

Valued in the King's books at £4. 8s. 4d.; in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 509, it is stated, " Vicarage, £10 per annum ;" and in 1818, at £100 per annum.

Augmented in 1763 with £200; in 1787, with £200; and in 1792, with £200, -all by lot.

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

The glebe house was returned in 1818 as unfit for residence, on account of its small size and mean fabric, being " scarcely fit for the occupation of a labourer ;" and is still unfit.

The Register Books commence in 1729.

Jane Lewis's charity, by will, dated 6th Feb. 1666. Rent-charge of £10 on lands at Heck, for apprenticing poor children, and when not required for that purpose, in purchasing blankets and warm clothing for the poor.

Cartwright's, alias Vicars's dole. The yearly sum of 13s. 4d. is paid to a poor widow of Marr. Vide General Charities. -Vide 18th Report, page 623.

Post town: Doncaster.

Torre's MS., page 875. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. pages 233. 238. 346, Bodleian MSS. No. 5,101. Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. i. page 359.

*1 Mr. Hunter thinks it was a parcel of Adwick.

*2 Estimated at 200 in 1818.

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