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The Ancient Parish of HOVINGHAM

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"HOVINGHAM, a parish in the wapentake of Rydale; 7 miles S. of Kirkbymoorside. (the seat of Edward Worsley, Esq.) The church is dedicated to All Saints (see Churches for photograph); and the living is a perpetual curacy, of which the Earl of Carlisle, is the patron, and the Rev. Robert Freer, the incumbent; there is here also a Methodist chapel. Population, 649." (There is further information for Hovingham).

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

  • Airyholme
  • Baxtonhowe
  • Coulton
  • Fryton
  • Howthorpe
  • Scackleton
  • South Holme
  • Standmire
  • Wath
  • Wool Knoll

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



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