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The Ancient Parish of PICKHILL

[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
  • Allerthorp
  • Butcher Houses
  • High Ness
  • Holme
  • Howe
  • Ness
  • Roaksby
  • Sandholmes
  • Sinderby
  • Swainby
  • Union House

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. 2010]

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