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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. Pop. 143." (There is further information for Hackness).

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

  • Broxa
  • Deepdale
  • Everley
  • Harwood Dale
  • Hilla Green
  • Silpho
  • Suffield
  • Thurlsey

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


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