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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"ROKEBY, a parish in the wapentake of Gilling West, and liberty of Richmondshire; 2½ miles SE. of Barnard Castle. The church, which is dedicated to St. Mary (see Churches for photograph), is a rectory, in the patronage of the Crown, and the Rev. James Wilkinson, is the incumbent. The population of Rokeby, including Eggleston Abbey, amounts to 222." (There is further information for Rokeby).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Eggleston Abbey
  • Greta Bridge
  • Mortham Tower
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


Church History

Church Records



Names, Geographical

  • 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:
    • (NZ070140) Rokeby Grange
    • (NZ080140) Rokeby Park