The Ancient Parish of MIDDLEHAM
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"MIDDLEHAM, a parish in the wapentake of Hang West, and liberty of Richmondshire;
9 miles from Leyburn, 8 from Masham, and 9 from Bedale. Fairs, Nov. 5 and 6
for horned cattle and sheep. Principal Inn, White Swan. Population 880. The
Church is a rectory dedicated to St. Mary, value 15L. 9s. 4½d. Patron, the
King. It is a deanry and royal peculiar."
(There is further information for Middleham).
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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