Area, 1,250 acres. Claro wapentake. -Population, 398 ; Church-room, 250; Net value, £78.
Patron and impropriator, J. Tuffnell, Esq.
Inclosure Act 17th Geo. III.
Glebe house unfit.
The Register Books commence in 1708. -Vide transcripts of earlier date at Richmond.
Marshall's gift. £10 per annum.
Wilson's charity, vide York Charities, page 40. £5 per annum for teaching twelve poor children. -Vide 3rd Report, page 475.
Torre's MS., page 1459. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Monucheton), page 54. Hargrove's Knaresborough, page 370.
PRIORY OF NUN MONKTON. -A Benedictine Nunnery was founded here in the time of King Stephen, by William de Arches and Ivetta his wife.
Mon. Angl., vol. iv. page 192.