[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"THORPE BASSETT, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose, 5 miles E. of Malton. Here is a Church of the Establishment, dedicated to All Saints (see Churches
for photograph), of which the Rev. Basil Wood is rector, Joint Patrons, Richard Watson, Esq., Mr. Rider, Mr. Thomas Owston, and Mrs. Inchbald. Pop. 156."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]