The Ancient Parish of HACKNESS
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"HACKNESS, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Whitby Strand; 6½ miles NW.
of Scarborough. The church dedicated to St. Peter (see Churches for photograph), is a very ancient
structure; the living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Marquis of
Annandale, and the Rev. Thomas Irvin is the incumbent. The very elegant mansion
at this place, was built by the late Sir Richard Vanden Bempde Johnstone, Bart.
(There is further information for Hackness).
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Harwood Dale
- Hilla Green
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
St. Peter's Church, Hackness.
The new St. Margaret's Church, Harwood Dale, view 1.
The new St. Margaret's Church, Harwood Dale, view 2.
The old St. Margaret's Church, Harwood Dale.
The former Methodist Church, Harwood Dale, now a private dwelling.
The former Methodist Church, Silpho, now a private dwelling.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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