[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"SCALBY, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 3 miles N. W. of Scarborough. Here is a very ancient church, dedicated to St. Lawrence (see Churches
for photograph), in the patronage of the Dean & Chapter of York, of which the Rev. Thomas Preston is vicar. Pop. 446.
Here is a small hospital for widows or widowers, containing four rooms or apartments, founded by one Christopher Kelde; but the time is not on record."
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Cloughton Newlands
- Raven Hill
- Scalby Mills
- Thorney Brow
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]