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

The place: WINKESLEY with GRANTLEY.     Church dedication: ST. OSWALD.

Claro wapentake, U. and L. -Population, vide Ripon *1; Chapel-room, 400 *2; Net value, £68.

Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ripon.

Valued in 1707, at £35 *3; and in 1818, at £70 per annum.

Augmented in 1740, with £200 -by lot ; in 1745, with £200, to meet benefaction of £200 from Fletcher Norton, Esq.; and in 1772, with £200, to meet benefaction of £200 from C. Hopkins, Esq.

An Inclosure Act was passed 37th Geo. III.

Glebe house unfit for residence.

The Parish Registers are included in Ripon.


The School. The master receives the annual stipend of £6, under the will of Mr. John Richmond, and he has also the occupation of a house, garden, and half an acre of land; the will provides for twelve free scholars in reading, writing, arithmetic, and the Church Catechism, but only eight are taught.


Poor widows' rent charge. 10s. per annum-donor unknown. -Vide 7th Report, page 765.

Post town: Ripon.

Burton's Monasticon, pages 208. 371.

*1 Returned at 451 in 1834.

*2 220 additional sittings, of which 103 are free, have been obtained under a grant from the Society of 1501.

*3 In the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 138, it is stated to have "Neither Minister nor maintenance."

From the original book published by
George Lawton in 1842..
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by Colin Hinson. © 2013.