The Ancient Parish of ACKLAM
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[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."
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- The following Churches have their own websites:
- The village of Leavening has its own website:
leaveningonline, which includes a brief history and photographs of old Leavening.
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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