The Ancient Parish of HELPERTHORPE
[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]
- Here are 2 photographs of the Parish Church:
- A transcription of the 1914-1918
War Memorial in the middle of the village.
- A transcription of the
Roll of Honour in St. Peter's Church, Helperthorpe.
- 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
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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