The Ancient Parish of ALLERTON MAULEVERER
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"ALLERTON MAULEVERER, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Claro; (the seat of
the Right Hon. Lord Stourton) 4½ miles E. of Knaresborough, 5 from Wetherby,
7 from Boroughbridge, 13½ from York. Pop. including Hopperton, 276, which
being united, form a township. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated
to St. Martin, in the deanry of Boroughbridge, diocese of Chester, value,
p.r. ~£28. Patron, Lord Stourton."
(There is further information for Allerton Mauleverer).
"HOPPERTON, in the township of Allerton Mauleverer with Hopperton, and parish of
Allerton Mauleverer, upper-division of Claro; 5 miles N. of Wetherby, 6 from
Knaresborough. Pop. included in Allerton Mauleverer."
"NORTH THORNBOROUGH, a farm-house in the township and parish of Allerton
Mauleverer; 5 miles S. of Knaresborough."
- St. Martin's Church, Allerton Mauleverer:
- "This ancient church is maintained by the Redundant Churches Fund, St. Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe,
Queen Victoria St., London, with monies provided by Parliament, by the Church of England, and
by the gifts of the public. Though no longer required for regular worship, it remains consecrated
to the service of God. Please respect it accordingly."
- Here are photographs of St. Martin's Church, Allerton Mauleverer:
View 1 from inside the Churchyard
View 2 from across the fields.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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