[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"PICKERING, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 8 miles from Kirkbymoorside; 9 from Malton; and 18 from Scarbro'. Market Monday, Fairs, Monday before February 14, Monday before May 13, September 25, Monday before November 23, for horned cattle horses, sheep, and pigs. Principal Inns, Black Swan, and White Swan." (There is further information for Pickering).
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.