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The Ancient Parish of SCALBY

[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.

  • Burniston
  • Cloughton
  • Cloughton Newlands
  • Comboots
  • Newby
  • Peak
  • Raven Hill
  • Scalby Mills
  • Staintondale
  • Thorney Brow
  • Throxenby

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




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