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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"ACKLAM, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose, and partly in the liberty of St. Peters; 6½ miles S. of Malton. The parish church (see Churches for photograph), of which the Chancellor of York Cathedral is the patron, and the Rev. James Britton the vicar, is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Here are also a Methodist chapel, and a chapel for the Primitive Methodists. Pop. including Barthorp, 389."

"BARTHORPE BOTTOMS, (now Barthorpe - 2001) 2 or 3 farm houses in the parish of Acklam, wapentake of Buckrose, and liberty of St. Peter's; 1¾ miles SW. of Acklam, 8 miles. S. of Malton. Pop. included with Acklam."

"LEAVENING, in the parish of Acklam, wapentake of Buckrose, and liberty of St. Peter's; ¾ mile N. of Acklam, 5½ miles S. of Malton. Pop. 294."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


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  • The village of Leavening has its own website: leaveningonline, which includes a brief history and photographs of old Leavening.



Memorial Inscriptions