S. Nicholas
Community ID
 
873
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Nicholas Outside Walmgate Bar
 
Town
 
York
 
Diocese
 
York
 
Region
 
Yorkshire
 
Medieval Location
 
Out side Walmgate Bar
 
Modern Location
 
York
 
Corporate Status
 
Hspital
 
Date Founded
 
1088-12
 
Date Terminated
 
1537
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded between 1088-1112 by Augustinians for lepers, the feeble, and aged men. There were 41 brothers and sisters, a master and chaplains by 1261.

 
Population Counts
 

36 in 1264 / 8 in 1295

 
Dependency Of
 

It became a dependency of the male monastery, Holy Trinity Priory, after 1422, during the reign of king Henry VI.

 
Visitations
 

In a document from 1261 the rule was relaxed by the master. In 1264 it was reintroduced, but by 1295 it had grown lax.

 
Assets/Property
 

large hospital; well-endowed

 
Income
 

The annual income exceeded 26 pounds at termination when 6 older sisters received allowances.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1088
 
Date Finished
 
1537
 
Length
 
625