The Ancient Parish of RISE
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"RISE, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 6½ miles SW. of
Hornsea. The church is a small dilapidated ancient structure (see Churches for photograph), in the chantry
of which are several marble monuments, erected to the memory of the opulent
family of Bethell. The living is in the gift of the King, and the Rev. Nicholas
Torre is the rector. Population, 221.
This place anciently belonged to the noble family of Fauconberg, but has now
been for many generations the family seat of the Bethells."
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the
Parish of Rise.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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