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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"HAWNBY, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth; 6 miles NW. of Helmsley. The church is dedicated to All Saints (see Churches for photograph), the living is a rectory, in the patronage of the Cavendish family; and the Rev. Godfrey Wolley, is the incumbent. Population, 286."

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

  • Arden
  • Bilsdale West Side
  • Bumper Castle
  • Dale Town
  • Easterside
  • Limekiln House
  • Rainsdale Graven
  • Snilesworth
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]



  • Here is a photograph of All Saints' Church, Hawnby. (The smoke is due to wood being burnt nearby).

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