The Ancient Parish of KIRK HAMMERTON
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"KIRK HAMMERTON, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Claro; (the seat of
William Thompson, Esq.) 6 miles NE. of Wetherby, 8 from Boroughbridge and
Knaresborough, 10 from York. Pop. 409. The Church, peculiar is a
vicarage, dedicated to St. John the Baptist (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Boroughbridge,
diocese of Chester, value, p.r. !£134. 10s. In consequence of a reduction,
by loss of Land, the value is only £65. Patron, the Rev. William Metcalfe,
the present incumbent."
"SKIP BRIDGE, an Inn, in the township of Wilstrop, and parish of Kirk Hammerton;
8½ miles SE. of Boroughbridge and York."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- A transcription of the
War Memorial in St. John's Churchyard.
- This parish is covered (or partly covered) by the following Societies:
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