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In 1822, the following places were in


the Parish of Lastingham:


"APPLETON LE MOORS, (anciently Wodapelton or Wood Appleton), in the parish of Lastingham, and wapentake of Rydale; 1 miles SSE. of Lastingham, 4 miles NE. of Kirkbymoorside. Population, 276."


"BAINWOOD HEAD, a farm house in the township of Spaunton and parish of Lastingham; 1 miles W. of Lastingham, 4 miles from Kirkbymoorside."


"BARMER LODGE, a farm house in the township of Hutton-le-Hole and parish of Lastingham; 1 miles W. of Lastingham, 4 miles from Kirkbymoorside."


"BLAKEY HOUSE, a Public house, in the parish of Lastingham, and wapentake of Rydale ; 6 miles NNW. of Lastingham."


"DOUTHWAITE DALE, or HALL, (the seat of William Shepherd, Esq.) in the township of Hutton-le-hole, and parish of Lastingham; 2 miles W. of Lastingham, 3 miles from Kirbymoorside, 9 from Helmsley."


"FARNDALE EAST SIDE, or Farndale High Quarter, a township, in the parish of Lastingham, wapentake of Rydale; 4 miles NW. of Lastingham, 4 miles N. of Kirkbymoorside. There is here a Chapel of Ease, of which the Rev. H. Kendall is curate. Population 455."


"HAMLEY HAGG, a farm house in the township of Appleton le Moors, and parish of Lastingham; 1 miles SE. of Lastingham, 4 miles from Kirbymoorside."


"HAMLEY HOUSES, 2 farm houses in the township of Appleton le Moors, and parish of Lastingham; 1 miles SE. of Lastingham, 4 miles from Kirbymoorside."


"HIGH ASKEW, a farm house in the township of Lastingham, and in the parish of Lastingham; 1 mile ENE. of Lastingham, 4 miles from Kirkbymoorside."


"HUTTON LE HOLE, in the parish of Lastingham, & wapentake of Rydale; 1 miles WSW. of Lastingham, 3 miles N. of Kirkbymoorside. Here is a Methodist chapel. Pop. 304."


"LINGMOOR, 2 farm houses in the township of Spaunton, and parish of Lastingham; 1 miles SSW. of Lastingham, 3 miles from Kirbymoorside."


"LITTLE ASHES, a farm house in the township of Appleton-le-moor and parish of Lastingham; 3 miles from Kirbymoorside."


"LOWER ASKEW, a farm house in the township of Spaunton, and in the parish of Lastingham; 1 mile ESE. of Lastingham, 4 miles from Kirkbymoorside."


"ROSEDALE, (East and West side) in the parishes of Middleton and Lastingham, waps. and liberty of Pickering Lythe and Rydale; 2 miles N. of Lastingham, 7 miles NNE. of Kirkbymoorside. There was here anciently a Nunnery of Benedictines, dedicated to St. Mary and St. Lawrence, Population of East-side 339, West-side 179.

For information about the people of Rosedale, please see Carol Barlett's Rosedale People pages.

This church is part of the ruins of a priory founded in the time of Richard I. 1190, for Benedictines or Cistercians, by Robert de Stuteville, and dedicated to St. Lawrence and St. Mary. The site was granted 30th Henry VIII. to Ralph Nevile, Earl of Westmorland. About the time of the dissolution, a prioress and 8 or 9 religious belonged to this house, whose yearly revenue was 41L. 13s. 8d. -Speed, and 37L. 12s. 3d. -Dugdale. -Burton.

Of the ruins that remain is the square of the cloister, which is almost entire; the buildings having been converted into dwelling houses, &c. In this square, are some of the tomb stones that have been placed over the nuns, with crosses, &c. carved on them. -See Young's Picture of Whitby."


"SKIPSTER HAGG, a farm house in the township of Appleton-le-moors; and parish of Lastingham; 2 miles S. of Lastingham, 3 miles from Kirbymoorside."


"SLED SHOE, in the parish of Lastingham, and wapentake of Rydale; 5 miles NNW. of Lastingham. A public-house on the moors."


"SPAUNTON, in the parish of Lastingham, & wapentake of Rydale; 1 mile SSW. of Lastingham, 4 miles NE, of Kirkbymoorside. Pop. 109."


"SPAUNTON LODGE, (a Shooting-box of Henry Darley, Esq.) in the township of Hutton-le-Hole, and parish of Lastingham; miles from Kirbymoorside."


"YOADWATH, in the township of Hutton-le-Hole, and parish of Lastingham; 2 miles from Kirbymoorside. A Mill and two houses."

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


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