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

The place: MARTON.     Church dedication: PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN.     Church type: Augmented discharged Vicarage.

Area, 2,030 acres. Claro wapentake. -Population, 482; Church-room, 320; Net value, £199. -This Church was appropriated to the Priory of Marton, but it does not appear when the Vicarage was ordained.

At the Dissolution the patronage came to the Crown, and it is now in St. John's College, Cambridge, which has also the impropriation.

Valued in the King's Books at £2. 19s. 4½d.

Inclosure Act 39th and 40th Geo. III. Glebe house fit.

The. Register Books commence in 1648.

Clarke's rent charge. 10s. per annum.


Richard Brown's gift, by will, 25th August 1712. rent charge of 20s. per annum.

Richard Helme's charity, by will, 7th March 1699. Rent of 3a. 3r. 7p. of land, to the poor, deducting 10s. to the Minister for a sermon on Good Friday.


Edmund Catton's, by will, 20th Dec. 1701. 20s. rent charge. -Vide 3rd Report, page 474.

Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 161. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Martune), it is, however, difficult to identify this place, many Martunes being mentioned in this book.

*1 Or Marton with Grafton.

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