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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"HELPERTHORPE, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose; 9 miles NW. of Driffield. Here is a chapel of the Established church (see Churches for photograph), dedicated to St. Peter, of which the dean and chapter of York are the patrons; and the Rev. Richard Forrest, the vicar. Pop. 157."

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



Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel



Memorial 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:
    • (SE961685) Cross Thorns Barn
    • (SE938716) High Barn
    • (SE966672) Little Pasture (farm)
    • (SE964690) The Slack