The Ancient Parish of LOWTHORPE
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"LOWTHORPE, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering; (Lowthorpe Hall, the seat of
William Thomas St. Quinton, Esq.) 5 miles NE. of Driffield. The church,
dedicated to St. Martin (see Churches for photograph), is in the gift of the St. Quintin family, and the
Rev. Thomas Ibbotson is the perpetual curate. Pop. 149.
In 1333, this church was made collegiate, viz. a rector, and six chantry
priests and three clerks. No institution to it since 1579. The sum of 15L.
16s. is paid out of the Exchequer yearly, for serving this and Ruston Parva."
"CATTLEHOLMES, a hamlet in the township and parish of Lowthorpe;
2¼ miles S. of Lowthorpe,
5 miles E. of
- A transcription of the
Roll of Honour in St. Martin's Church, Lowthorpe.
- A transcription of the 1914-18 and 1939-45
Memorial Plaques in Lowthorpe Church.
- 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:
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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