The Ancient Parish of HOLME ON SPALDING MOOR
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"HOLME ON SPALDING MOOR, a parish in the wapentake of Harthill; 5 miles SW. of
Market Weighton, and well known by the name of Hemp Holme, from the quantity of
Hemp formerly cultivated here. The hill or mount on which stands the ancient
church, is a very fine object, particularly on the high road to York from Market
(There is further information for Holme On Spalding Moor).
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Holme House
- Welham Bridge
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- 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:
- (SE788381) Water End
- (SE818366) Rascal Moor
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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