[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"SKIRPENBECK, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose, and liberty of St. Peter's; 6 miles NW. of Pocklington. There is no place of worship at this place except the parish church (see Churches for photograph), which is a rectory, in the gift. of the King, of which the Rev. William Dealtry, is incumbent. Population 263."