Area, vide South Kirkby. Osgoldcross wapentake, U.D. - Population, 113, vide South Kirkby; Chapel-room, 111; Net value, £60.
Patron and impropriator, G. Neville, Esq.
20th February 1431, it was ordained that the Vicar of South Kirkby should provide a chaplain to celebrate divine services in this Chapel.
A Chantry was founded in 1338 in this Chapel.
Valued in 1707 at £10; in the Parliamentary Survey, vol. xviii. page 390, it is there stated to be " Two miles and a half from the mother Church. To be made a parish, and Hampall and Hampall Abbey being within a mile thereof, and much nearer the said Chapel than any other Church, be annexed thereto and joined in one parish;" and in 1818, certified to be worth £60 per annum.
Augmented in 1728 with £200 by lot; in 1734, with £200 to meet benefaction of £200 from Henry Browne, Esq.; and in 1792, with £200 by lot.
No glebe house.
The Register Books commence in 1592.
Parochial Charities -No return.
Post town: Ferrybridge.
Torre's MS. page 996. Hunter's South Yorkshire, vol. ii. page 457.
*1 Torre states St. John the Evangelist to be the patron saint.