The Ancient Parish of SETTRINGTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"SETTRINGTON, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose; 4 miles ESE. of Malton. Sir
Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. has a seat here; it formerly belonged to the
honourable family of the Mastermans, and by marriage with the heiress, came into
possession of the present proprietor. The church (see Churches for photograph) is dedicated to St. Michael,
and the Earl of Bridgewater is the patron. Pop. 535."
"SCAGGLETHORPE, in the parish of Settrington, and wapentake of Buckrose; 1¼ miles
N. of Settrington, 3½ miles ENE. of Malton. There is no place of Divine worship
here, except a chapel for the Primitive Methodists, who have also a Sunday
school. Population, 222."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Collins, F (1910), The Register of the Parish of Settrington 1559-1812,
Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Parish Register section.
- King, H and Harris A, (1962) A survey of the Manor of Settrington,
Record Series Vol 126, Leeds, Yorkshire Archaeological Society.
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- 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:
- (SE864702) Settrington High Barn (now High Bellmanear)
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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