The Ancient Parish of PICKERING
[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.
- Blansby Park
- High Kingthorpe
- High Marishes
- Hunt House
- Newton Dale
- Newton On Rawcliffe
- West Marishes
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
St Peter and St. Paul's Church, Pickering.
St Peter and St. Paul's Church, Pickering from an old photograph with less trees in the way.
The Primitive Methodist Church, Pickering, founded in 1855.
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Pickering.
(The Church's website is here.)
The United Reformed Church, Pickering.
Pickering Carr Methodist Chapel, Pickering Carr.
St. John's Church, Newton on Rawcliffe.
The Methodist Church, Newton on Rawcliffe.
St. Mary's Church, Goathland, view 1.
St. Mary's Church, Goathland, view 2.
The C of E Chapel at Low Marishes, Low Marishes.
- Between 1834 and 1890 the township of Goathland (in this parish)
became a parish in its own right. See
- The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient)
parish, but I have no further information on them other than
the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
- Carol Bartlett has transcribed the Pickering Union Workhouse
Admission & Discharge Books
and an index of names in the Minute Books of the
Pickering Board of Guardians.
There are a very large number of names in these, and they are split into sections
of alphabetical surnames.
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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