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Tablet Fixed to Tower of Old Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Mirfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6797 / 53°40'46"N

Longitude: -1.6807 / 1°40'50"W

OS Eastings: 421188

OS Northings: 420404

OS Grid: SE211204

Mapcode National: GBR JTPW.XN

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.4RYY

Plus Code: 9C5WM8H9+VP

Entry Name: Tablet Fixed to Tower of Old Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340803

ID on this website: 101300381

Location: Towngate, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF14

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Mirfield

Built-Up Area: Mirfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Mirfield Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Tablet fixed to tower
of Old Church of St.


Inscribed tablet. Dated 1745. Stone slab inscribed: "This
table was erected in the year 1745. A list of the pious and
charitable benefactors to the Church, School and Poor of the
Parish of Mirfield.
L.20 (Donor unknown) left to ye Poor in Money.
Nath.l. Waterhouse left L1 per Ann to ye Poor, paid by proper
Ricd Thorpe Gent left L5-10 per an to the School paid out of
Runder Farm.
Joseph Ledgard left L2 per an to the School, paid out of Barker's
Farm. Also L2 per an to ye Poor, paid out of Shitter Nabs.
Ricd. Beaumont Esq. late of Whitley Hall left L10 per an to put out
two poor, Boys apprentices paid in Money.
Robt. Holdsworth left L5 per an to the Vicar, Clerk and Poor, paid
out of Brickhouse & Lands.
Thos. Holdsworth left S10 per an to the School paid out of Well-house
and Lands.
James Shepley left L4 per an to the Poor, paid out of Dead Eyes,
Wheat Croft, & c.
Mrs. Mary Hutton left L2 per an to the poor, paid out of Hanbank
Ricd. Northorp left L10 to ye Poor for ever, paid in Money.
Lady Eliz. Hastings left L2 for a monthly Sacrement, to be paid to
the Vicar of this Church every Christmas.

Titus 3.8 Rev. 14.13
Go and do thou likewise."

The names of the church wardens follow but are illegible.

Listing NGR: SE2118820404

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