The Ancient Parish of STARTFORTH
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"STARTFORTH, a parish in the wapentake of Gilling West, and liberty of
Richmondshire; 1 mile W. of Barnard Castle; a small irregularly built village,
situated on the banks of the Tees, opposite Barnard Castle. The church, which
is dedicated to the Holy Trinity (see Churches for photograph), is an ancient structure; the living is a
vicarage, in the patronage of the Earl of Lonsdale. Pop. 460."
"BOLDRON, in the parish of Startforth, wapentake of Gilling West, & liberty of
Richmondshire; 1¼ miles SSW. of Startforth, 2 miles SSW. of Barnard Castle.
The History of Boldron site has a transcription of the Boldron Census for 1841, 1881 and 1901 by Catherine Ryan.
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- 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:
- (NZ031155) Startforth Grange
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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