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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BEMPTON, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering; 3½ miles NNE. of Bridlington; The Church, a donative, is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Michael (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Dickering, patron, R. C. Broadley, Esq. Population, 231."

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



Church History

Church Records

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Memorial Inscriptions

Monumental Inscriptions

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (TA189732) Bempton Grange
    • (TA210727) Metlands




  • The Bempton Rate books for May 1896 and October 1896 have been transcribed by Liz Agar from photographs by Colin Hinson of the original book kindly loaned for the purpose by Jeff Wardlow of Bempton.
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