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Mappleton

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"MAPPLETON, a parish in the wapentake of Holderness, and liberty of St. Peter's; 3 miles SSE. of Hornsea. The church is a plain gothic structure (see Churches for photograph), dedicated to All Saints, and the living, which is a vicarage in the patronage of the Archdeacon of the East-Riding, is enjoyed by the Rev. Christopher Forge. There is here a small public school, erected in 1820 by voluntary subscription, and conducted on Dr. Bell's plan. Pop. with Rolston, 187."

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

  • Great Cowden
  • Great Hatfield
  • Little Cowden
  • Rolston
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

Bibliography

  • A History of Mappleton Booklet.
    • A 54 page history of Mappleton Parish and All Saints Church from Roman Times to 2006.
    • Recollections of past and present villagers.
    • Many photographs from early 1900s.
    Can be ordered from Rosemary Wilkinson. Tel: 01964 534681.
    Price £5.25 inc. postage & packing. All profits to All Saints Church.

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