The Ancient Parish of THORNER
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"THORNER, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Skyrack, liberty of
Pontefract; 7 miles from Tadcaster and Wetherby, 8 NE. of Leeds, 16 from York.
Pop. 708. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Peter, in the deanry of the
Ainsty, value, ~£8. 3s. 4d. p.r. £147. 10s. Patron, the King."
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Hobberley House
- Red Hall
- Roundhay Grange
- Haydn Scott has transcribed the following population censuses:
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
St. Peter's Church, Thorner (view 1).
St. Peter's Church, Thorner (view 2).
The Methodist Church, Thorner.
St. Paul's Church, Shadwell.
The Methodist Church, Shadwell.
The former Methodist Church, Thorner, founded 1878, closed 1985 (now flats called Kirklands).
The Sinai Synagogue, Moor Allerton.
The United Hebrew Congregation Synagogue, Moor Allerton.
- The following churches have their own websites:
- 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:
- (SE358405) Beech Grove
- (SE364403) Eltofts
- (SE392407) Kellfield Grange
- (SE389412) Norwood House
- (SE396408) Nova Scotia
- (SE373413) Scarcroft Hill
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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