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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...that the south porch (i.e., the porch nearest the town) was built stone by stone the same as the south porch in the old church, not a fac simile, but the same porch which was taken down, and put up again in the new church. You will be interested to know how the money Avas raised to pay the expense of rebuilding the church. There was an assessment laid on the land, and a brief seems to have been given by the Bishop to the Rev. Mr. Mounsey, curate of the parish, by means of which collections were secured in the neighbouring churches. £ s. d. Crosby Garrett sent I 3 nj Kirkby Stephen 4 13 4 Appleby 197 Musgrave o 6 10 KirkbyThore 0 5 nj Through Mr. Amory 200 o o Sedbergh 6 10 0 Dufton 027 Received of John Winder on account of the brief.. 50 o 0 And so other sums are enumerated, great and small, and the final result was that the treasurer received 57 Ids. more than was laid out in the building. I find, under date six years later, the following entry:--"The vestry order the present church wardens to pay to James Richardson I4/-(arrears) over £z 2s. given generously gratis by James Richardson for building the vestry on the west side of the church." There is also the following interesting entry:--"Also be it further remarked that the said Revd. George Fothergill, Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, and eldest son to Henery Fothergill, of Lockholm, in Ravenstonedale, for the great and honourable regard to the place of his nativity, and for his high and valuable respect to tae K parish in general, has generously given a silver chalice, or cup, with a cover of the same; as also a silver decantor, for the use of the new church, together with a box to preserve the same, in all to the value of twenty pounds. Also be it further remarked...
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Book Description The Book House, Kirkby Stephen, 1996. Soft cover. Condition: New. Octavo, 113 pages. This is a facsimile edition of the book originally published in 1877. Seller Inventory # 000058