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The Ancient Parish of LONG RISTON

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"LONG RISTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 6½ miles ENE. of Beverley. The church, dedicated to St. Margaret (see Churches for photograph), appears to be of great antiquity, and the living, which is a rectory in the patronage of the crown, is enjoyed by the Rev. James Torre. Pop. 361."

"ARNOLD, in the parishes of Long Riston and Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 3½ miles N. of Swine, 7 miles ENE. of Beverley. Population, 101."

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



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