Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"STARTFORTH, a parish in the western division of
the wapentake of GILLING, North riding of the county
of YORK, 1 mile W.S.W. from Barnard-Castle,
containing 460 inhabitants. The living is a discharged
vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Richmond, and diocese
of Chester, rated in the king's books at £4. 0. 10., endowed
with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal
bounty, and in the patronage of the Earl of Lonsdale.
The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, is of great
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]
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