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The Ancient Parish of EASBY

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"EASBY, a parish in the wapentake of Gilling West, and liberty of Richmondshire; 1 mile E. of Richmond, pleasantly situated on the banks of the Swale. The parish church here is dedicated to St. Agatha (see Churches for photograph). The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the King, of which the Rev. Caleb Readshaw, M. A. is incumbent. The principal inhabitants of the village are Robert Jaques, Esq. Abbey house, and Captain James Jackson. Pop. 105." (There is further information for Easby).

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

  • Aske
  • Brompton Upon Swale
  • Cittadilla
  • Olliver
  • Saint Trinian's Hall
  • Skeeby

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


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