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Bossall

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BOSSALL, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer; 9 miles NE. of York. Here is a very handsome church dedicated to St. Botolph, and built in the form of a cross (see Churches for photograph), the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Durham, of which the Rev. James Britton, D. D. is the incumbent. This place, which now consists of three houses, was once a considerable village. Foundations of many houses have from time to time been discovered in an adjoining field, which on that account is called " Old Bossall" Robert Belt, Esq. resides at Bossall. Population, 31."

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Aldby Park
  • Barnby
  • Buttercrambe
  • Claxton
  • Flaxton
  • Harton
  • Lobster House
  • Sand Hutton
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

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  • Andy Kerridge has written an article on Buttercrambe village giving a recent history and several photographs. There is also a copy of a map of Buttercrambe and Aldby made in 1633.
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