The Ancient Parish of ROKEBY
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[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
- Here are photographs of the Church:
- The following Abbey has its own web-site
- 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
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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