The Ancient Parish of LEAKE
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"LEAKE, a parish in the wapentake & liberty of Allertonshire; 6 miles ESE. of
Northallerton. The church (see Churches for photograph) and farm house are all the remains of Leake, once a
large town, but which was destroyed about the time of the Norman Conquest. The
living is a vicarage, dedicated to St Mary, in the deanry of Cleveland, in the
patronage of the Bishop of Durham, and the Rev. W. Warrington is the incumbent.
Mr. William Morton, yeoman, resides at the hall. Population 11."
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Nether Silton
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- The following Churches have their own websites:
- A transcription of the
War Memorial in the Churchyard at Leake.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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