[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"PICKHILL, (cum Roxby) a parish in the wapentake of Halikeld, and liberty of Richmondshire; 7 miles SE. of Bedale. The church is dedicated to All Saints; the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of Trinity College. Cambridge, and the Rev. J. R. Hunton is the incumbent. There is also a Methodist chapel here. Population, including Roxby, 334.
The nursery grounds of Mr. Thompson here, which are very extensive, have been cultivated as such for above a century by his ancestors and himself."
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Ainderby Quernhow
- Butcher Houses
- High Ness
- Union House
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]