The Ancient Parish of 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
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- A History of Mappleton Booklet.
Can be ordered from Rosemary Wilkinson. Tel: 01964 534681.
- 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.
Price £5.25 inc. postage & packing. All profits to All Saints Church.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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