The Ancient Parish of STILLINGTON
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"STILLINGTON, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer, and liberty of St. Peter's;
(the seat of William Croft, Esq. and Stillington-Hall, the seat of Harry Croft,
Esq.) 4 miles ESE. of Easingwold. Here is a small humble looking church (see Churches for photograph),
dedicated to St. Nicholas; the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the
Prebend of Stillington; incumbent, the Rev. T. H. Croft. This was one of the
church livings held by the celebrated Lawrence Sterne, who resided at Sutton, in
this neighbourhood. There are also a Methodist chapel, and a National school in
this village. Pop. 698."
Stillington and District Community Archive is a project to create an archive for Stillington and its 'sister' communities, Marton and Moxby. Its a long term project which is still in it's infancy, but is progressing well.
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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