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Low Catton

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"LOW CATTON, a parish in the wapentake of Harthill; 7½ miles ENE. of York. The church (see Churches for photograph), which is a rectory dedicated to All Saints, is in the patronage of the Earl of Egremont. The Rev. F. H. R. Stanhope is rector. Population 177. There is a Free Grammar School at High Catton, for teaching a limited number or scholars;"

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Burtonfields
  • High Catton
  • Kexby
  • Scoreby
  • Stamford Bridge
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

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  • In 1853, the township of Kexby, formerly in the parish of Low Catton, was formed into the parish of Kexby.

Memorial Inscriptions