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

The place: THORNTON IN LONSDALE.     Church dedication: ST. OSWALD.     Church type: Augmented discharged Vicarage.

Area, 8,860 acres. Ewcross wapentake. - Population, 1,152 *1; Church-room, 400; Net value, £99.

Appropriated to the Dean and Chapter of Worcester, who are the patrons.

The glebe house is unfit for residence.

The Register Books commence in 1576.

Ralph Redmayne's gift, by will, dated 3rd February 1702. Rent of twenty-one acres of land, and a house; £50 per annum is paid to the poor. The residue of the rents are paid to a schoolmaster, who teaches all the children of the parish who are sent, reading and writing.

Poor's money. 12s. 6d. per annum out of the poor's rate. -Vide 13th Report, page 665.

Torre's MS., page 1735. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Torentun), pages 10, &c. Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. ii. page 351.

*1 Viz. Black Burton, 711; Thornton, 441.

Other information:
BURTON IN LONSDALE. -PATRON SAINT NOT KNOWN. -(Augmented perpetual Curacy.) -Area, 1,380 acres. Ewcross wapentake. -Population, 711 ; Church-room, 300; Net value. £94.

Patrons, Dean and Chapter of Worcester.

No glebe house.

Registers. -No return.

Whitaker's Richmondshire, vol. ii. page 353.

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