[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"NORMANBY, a parish in the wapentake of Rydale; 5 miles SSE. of Kirkbymoorside. The church (see Churches
for photograph) is in the patronage of Arthur Cayley, Esq. Population 191."
"ROOK BARUGH, 2 farm houses in the township and parish of Normanby, wapentake of Rydale; 1 mile WNW. of Normanby, 4 miles from Kirbymoorside."
"THORNTON RISEBROUGH, farmhouses in the parish of Normanby, and wapentake of Rydale; ¾ mile NE. of Normanby, 4 miles W. of Pickering. Pop. 32."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]