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

The place: FARNLEY.     Church dedication: CHAPEL.

Claro wapentake, U. D. -Population, 196 *1, vide Otley ; Chapel-room, 100 *2; Nay VALUE, £40 -Patron, F. H. Fawkes, Esq.

In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 334, it is said there was then no Minister. Income, £3 per annum.

Augmented, in 1746, with £200; in 1768, with £200; in 1785, with £200; in 1790, with £200; in 1793, with £200; in 1817, with £200 from the Parliamentary grant ; and in 1828, with £200 -all by lot.

There is no glebe house.

Dr. Whitaker, in Loidis et Elmete, page 193, says there is no font, nor any interments.

No return as to registers. Marriages are celebrated at Otley.

Parochial Charities. -No return.

Post town: Otley.

Whitaker's Loidis et Elmete, page 192. Hargrove's Knaresborough (House only), page 396. Torre's MS., page 133. Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. i. page 116. Wharfdale, page 82.

*1 In 1818, it was 366.

*2 Estimated, in the return of 1818, at 200.

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