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NORTH RIDING: Abstract of Population Census 1821, North Riding of Yorkshire, including York.





Allertonshire Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 34

  • Note a - The Entire Parish of Birkby contains 261 inhabitants
  • Note b - Leak Parish is partly in Birdforth Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 1,083 inhabitants.
  • Note c - The Entire Parish of Northallerton contains 4,431 inhabitants.
  • Note d - The Entire Parish of Osmotherley contains 1,087 inhabitants. The increase of population is attributable to two new mills for spinning line.
  • Note e - North Otterington Parish is mostly in Birdforth Wapentake. The Entire Parish of contains 585 inhabitants.
  • Note f - Pickhill Parish is mostly in Hallikeld Wapentake.
  • Note g - The Entire Parish of Sessay contains 493 inhabitants.
  • Note h - The Entire Parish of Sigston-Kirby contains 322 inhabitants.
  • Note i - Great-Smeeton Parish is mostly in East Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note k - Sockburn Parish is partly in Stockton Hundred (Durham) The Entire Parish of contains 194 inhabitants.
  • Note l - The Entire Parish of Thornton le Street contains 199 inhabitants.
  • Note m - Wath Parish is mostly in Hallikeld Wapentake.

Birdforth Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 63

  • Note n - Ampleforth Parish is mostly in Ryedale Wapentake.
  • Note o - Bossall Parish is mostly in Bulmer Wapentake.
  • Note p - Kepwick is said to be partly in Cowsby Parish and partly in Leak Parish.
  • Note q - The Entire Parish of Coxwold contains 1,447 inhabitants including Oldstead and Wass (Kilburn Parish) which are here included in the Return of Byland cum Membris.
  • Note r - Felix-kirk Parish is partly in Ripon Liberty (West Riding) The Entire Parish contains 1,008 inhabitants.
  • Note s - The Entire Parish of Hawnby contains 620 inhabitants.
  • Note t - Hood and Osgoodby Grange Township is included with that part of Kilburn Parish which is in the Liberty of Ripon (West Riding).
  • Note u - The Entire Parish of South Kilvington contains 405 inhabitants.
  • Note w - The Entire Parish of Kirby Knowle contains 505 inhabitants
  • Note x - Kirby-Wisk Parish is mostly in East Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note y - Leak Parish is mostly in Allertonshire Wapentake.
  • Note z - North Otterington Parish is partly in Allertonshire Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 585 inhabitants.
  • Note a - The Entire Parish of Over Silton contains 264 inhabitants
  • Note b - The Entire Parish of Thirsk contains 3,502 inhabitants
  • Note c - Topcliffe Parish is mostly in Hallikeld Wapentake

Bulmer Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 45

  • Note d - The Entire Parish of Alne contains 1,418 inhabitants.
  • Note e - Barton in the Street Parish is mostly in Ryedale Wapentake.
  • Note f - Bossall Parish is partly in Birdforth Wapentake. The Entire Parish of contains 1,365 inhabitants. Part of the Township of Flaxton on the Moor is returned and entered with the Liberty of St Peter of York (E Riding)
  • Note g - Brafferton Parish is partly in Hallikeld Wapentake, but mostly in the Liberty of St Peter of York (E Riding)
  • Note h - The Entire Parish of Bulmer contains 850 inhabitants.
  • Note i - The Entire Parish of Crambe contains 522 inhabitants.
  • Note k - The Parishes of St Cuthbert and St Giles are mostly in The City of York (E Riding).
  • Note l - The Entire Parish of Easingwould contains 2,352 inhabitants.
  • Note m - The Entire Parish of Foston contains 264 inhabitants.
  • Note n - Hovingham Parish is mostly in Ryedale Wapentake.
  • Note o - The Entire Parish of Huntington contains 517 inhabitants Part of the Townships of Earswick and of Towthorpe is returned and entered with the Liberty of St Peter York (E Riding)
  • Note p - One female in Myton upon Swale Parish is upwards of 100 years of age.
  • Note q - The Entire Parish of Newton upon Ouze contains 862 inhabitants.
  • Note r - The Entire Parish of St Olave Mary Gate contains 992 inhabitants. Clifton Township is partly in the Parish of St Michael le Belfrey Liberty of St Peter of York, and Rawcliffe is partly in the Parish of St Michael le Belfrey in the City of York
  • Note s - Part of Skelton Township, in Overton Parish is in the Liberty of St Peter of York. The Entire Parish of Overton contains 709 inhabitants.
  • Note t - The Entire Parish of Sutton on the Forest contains 940 inhabitants.
  • Note u - The Entire Parish of Sheriff Hutton contains 1,278 inhabitants.
  • Note w - The Entire Parish of Terrington contains 723 inhabitants
  • Note x - Warthill Parish is mostly in the Liberty of St Peter
  • of York.

Gilling East Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 38

  • Note y - The Entire Parish of Ainderby Steeple contains 768 inhabitants.
  • Note z - The Entire Parish of Barton contains 467 inhabitants.
  • Note a - Catterick Parish is mostly in East Hang and partly in West Hang Wapentakes.
  • Note b - The Entire Parish of Croft contains 648 inhabitants. Stapleton extends into the Parish of St John Stanwick.
  • Note c - The Entire Parish of Danby Wisk contains 477 inhabitants.
  • Note d - Easby Parish is partly in West Gilling Wapentake The Entire Parish contains 765 inhabitants.
  • Note e - Gilling Parish is mostly in West Gilling Wapentake and partly in Ryedale Wapentake.
  • Note f - Kirby Wisk Parish is partly in Birdforth Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 841 inhabitants.
  • Note g - The Entire Parish of Great Langton contains 202 inhabitants.
  • Note h - Manfield Parish is partly in West Gilling Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 493 inhabitants.
  • Note i - The Entire Parish of Middleton Tyas contains 805 inhabitants.
  • Note k - Great Smeaton Parish is partly in Allertonshire Wapentake. The Entire Parish of contains 488 inhabitants.


Gilling West Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 79

  • Note l - The Entire Parish of Barningham contains 564 inhabitants
  • Note m - The Entire Parish of Bowes contains 1,438 inhabitants. The increase of Population arises from three large and increasing Schools.
  • Note n - Easby Parish is mostly in East Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note o - The Entire Parish of Forcett contains 417 inhabitants. One male in Forcett Township is upwards of 100 years of age.
  • Note p - Gilling Parish is partly in East Gilling Wapentake and partly in Ryedale Wapentake. The Entire Parish of contains 2,002 inhabitants. Forcett and Hutton Magnum are said to be or have been in Gilling Parish.
  • Note q - Grinton Parish is partly in West Hang Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 5,300 inhabitants. The number of miners at Melbecks is greatly increased since 1811.
  • Note r - The Entire Parish of Hutton Magnum contains 317 inhabitants.
  • Note s - The Entire Parish of Kirkby Ravensworth contains 1,998 inhabitants. Dalton Township is partly in Croft Parish Gilling East Wapentake.
  • Note t - Manfield Parish is mostly in East Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note u - The Entire Parish of Romald-Kirk contains 2,461 inhabitants.
  • Note w - The Entire Parish of St John Stanwick contains 928 inhabitants. Stapleton part of this Parish is entered in Croft Parish, East Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note x - Wycliffe, including Thorpe

Hallikeld Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 37

  • Note y - Bedale Parish is mostly in East Hang Wapentake.
  • Note z - Brafferton Parish is mostly in the Liberty of St Peter of York, and partly in Bulmer Wapentake.
  • Note a - The Entire Parish of Burneston contains 1,326 inhabitants
  • Note b - The Entire Parish of Cundall and Leckby contains 312 inhabitants.
  • Note c - The Entire Parish of Kirkby Hill or Kirkby on the Moor contains 453 inhabitants. Humberton with Milby is partly in Aldborough Parish, Claro Wapentake (West Riding)
  • Note d - The Entire Parish of Kirklington contains 491 inhabitants
  • Note e - Pickhill Parish is partly in Allertonshire Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 686 inhabitants.
  • Note f - Topcliffe Parish is partly in Birdforth Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 2,540 inhabitants.
  • Note g - Wath Parish is partly in Allertonshire Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 633 inhabitants.

Hang East Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 40

  • Note h - Bedale Parish is partly in Hallikeld Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 2,631 inhabitants. The Return of Rands Grange is included in that of Crakehall Township
  • Note i - The Parish of Brompton Patrick is mostly in Hang West Wapentake. Arrowthorne and Hunton Townships are partly in Patrick Brompton Parish and partly in Hornby Parish, but are herein ascribed to the former.
  • Note k - Catterick Parish is partly in East Gilling Wapentake and partly in West Hang Wapentake. The Entire Parish of contains 2,788 inhabitants.
  • Note l - The Parish of Hornby contains 315 inhabitants, not including any part of Arrowthorne Township or Hunton Township which extend into this Parish.
  • Note m - The Entire Parish of Masham contains 2,767 inhabitants.
  • Note n - The Entire Parish of Thornton Watlass contains 432 inhabitants.
  • Note o - The Entire Parish of Well contains 432 inhabitants.

Hang West Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 67

  • Note p - The Entire Parish of Aysgarth contains 5,621 inhabitants. The Return of High Abbot-side Township includes Cotterdale, Hardrow, Litherskew, Lund, Sedbusk, and Simonstone, all which 1811 made distinct Returns.
  • Note q - Brompton Patrick Parish is partly in Hang East Wapentake. The Entire Parish of contains 968 inhabitants.
  • Note r - Catterick Parish is mostly in Hang East Wapentake, partly in East Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note s - The Entire Parish of Coverham contains 1,170 inhabitants. Coverham is included in the Return of Agelthorpe.
  • Note t - The Entire Parish of Downholme contains 251 inhabitants.
  • Note u - The Entire Parish of Finghall contains 398 inhabitants.
  • Note w - Grinton Parish is partly in West Gilling Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 5,300 inhabitants.
  • Note x - The Entire Parish of Haukswell contains 334 inhabitants.
  • Note y - The Entire Parish of Spennithorn contains 850 inhabitants.
  • Note z - The Entire Parish of Wensley contains 2,182 inhabitants.
  • Note a - The Entire Parish of East Witton contains 747 inhabitants.
  • Note b - Imprudence in making parishioners is said to have caused the increase in Population in West Witton Parish

Langbaurgh, East, Liberty of


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Houses Uninhabited 93

  • Note c - The Population of Langbaurgh Liberty East is under-cast in the Abstract of 1811, the total should have been 15,479.
    • See also p xiv of the Introduction :-
      • The only material error discovered in the Abstract of 1811 upon Collation with the present Abstract occurs in the North Riding of the County of York, where from some clerical error in adding the Columns of the Liberty of Langbaurgh, an omission of 13,061 Persons took place, whence a diminution of Population between the Enumeration of 1801 and 1811 was ascribed to the North Riding, making it appear a singular and unaccountable exception from the General Increase. The error is now rectified in the Comparative Table of Counties.
  • Note d - The Entire Parish of Brotton contains 492 inhabitants.
  • Note e - The Entire Parish of Guilsbrough contains 2,180 inhabitants.
  • Note f - The Entire Parish of Hinderwell contains 1,719 inhabitants.
  • Note g - The Entire Parish of Kirk Leatham contains 1,091 inhabitants.
  • Note h - Wapley Hamlet is included in the Return of Lofthouse Parish.
  • Note i - The Entire Parish of Lythe contains 2,194 inhabitants. One male in Nickleby Township is upwards of 100 years of age.
  • Note k - The Entire Parish of Marsk contains 1,249 inhabitants. One female in Redcar Township is upwards of 100 years of age.
  • Note l - The Entire Parish of Ormsby which is partly in West Langbaurgh Liberty contains 785 inhabitants.
  • Note m - The Entire Parish of Skelton contains 1,235 inhabitants.
  • Note n - Aislaby is partly in Whitby Parish and partly in Middleton Parish (Pickering Lythe Wapentake)

Langbaurgh, West, Liberty of

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Houses Uninhabited 89

  • Note o - The Entire Parish of Ayton contains 1,201 inhabitants. One female in Little Ayton Township is upwards of 100 years of age.
  • Note p - The Entire Parish of Ingleby Greenhow contains 347 inhabitants.
  • Note q - The Entire Parish of Kirkby contains 685 inhabitants.
  • Note r - The Entire Parish of Kirk Leavington contains 637 inhabitants.
  • Note s - The Entire Parish of Middlesborough contains 236 inhabitants. Also partly in the Liberty of St Peter of York.
  • Note t - Ormsby Parish is partly in the East Langbaurgh Liberty. The Entire Parish contains 785 inhabitants.
  • Note u - The Entire Parish of Rudby in Cleveland contains 1,311 inhabitants.
  • Note w - The Entire Parish of Stainton contains 968 inhabitants.
  • Note x - The Entire Parish of Stokesley contains 2,290 inhabitants. One female in Stokesley Township is upwards of 100 years of age.
  • Note y - The Entire Parish of Whorlton contains 968 inhabitants.

Pickering Lythe Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 57

  • Note z - The Entire Parish of Brompton contains 1,303 inhabitants. Including the whole of Snainton Township, which extends into Ebberston Parish.
  • Note a - The Entire Parish of Cayton contains 519 inhabitants.
  • Note b - Ellerburn Parish contains part of Farmanby Township (Thornton le Dale Parish)
  • Note c - Filey Parish is mostly in the East Riding (Dickering Wapentake)
  • Note d - The Entire Parish of Hutton Bushell contains 648 inhabitants.
  • Note e - The Entire Parish of Kirkby Misperton contains 809 inhabitants.
  • Note f - The Entire Parish of Middleton contains 1,727 inhabitants Aislaby is partly in Whitby Parish East Langbaurgh Liberty.
  • Note g - The Entire Parish of Pickering contains 3,555 inhabitants.
  • Note h - The Entire Parish of Scalby contains 1,559 inhabitants.
  • Note i - The Entire Parish of Seamer contains 1,034 inhabitants.
  • Note k - Sinnington Parish is partly in Ryedale Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 614 inhabitants.
  • Note l - The Entire Parish of Thornton Dale contains 1,282 inhabitants, including the whole of Farmanby Township which extends into Ellerburn Parish.

Ryedale Wapentake

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Houses Uninhabited 50

  • Note m - Ampleforth Parish is partly in Birdforth Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 582 inhabitants.
  • Note n - The Entire Parish of Appleton le Street contains 873 inhabitants.
  • Note o - Barton le Street Parish is partly in Bulmer Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 386 inhabitants.
  • Note p - Gilling Parish is mostly in Gilling Wapentake.
  • Note q - The Entire Parish of Helmsley contains 3,458 inhabitants The return of Bilsdale Midcable includes Bilsdale Kirkam Chapelry The increase of Population arises from the marriage of farm servants, who formerly used to reside with their masters family.
  • Note r - Hovingham Parish is partly in Bulmer Wapentake. The Entire Parish contains 1,115 inhabitants.
  • Note s - The Entire Parish of Kirkby Moorside contains 2,903 inhabitants. The Return of Kirkby Moorside Township includes Keldholme and Kirkby Mills.
  • Note t - Kirkdale Parish is partly in the Liberty of St Peter of York (E Riding) The Entire Parish contains 1,616 inhabitants.
  • Note u - The Entire Parish of Lastingham contains 1,834 inhabitants
  • Note w - The Borough of New Malton contains 4,005 inhabitants.
  • Note x - The Entire Parish of Normanby contains 223 inhabitants.
  • Note y - Sinnington Parish is mostly in Pickering Lythe.
  • Note z - The Entire Parish of Stonegrave contains 373 inhabitants.

Whitby Strand, Liberty of

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Houses Uninhabited 84

  • Note a - The Entire Parish of Hackness contains 632 inhabitants
  • Note b - The Entire Parish of Whitby contains 12,331 inhabitants


Richmond, Borough of

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Houses Uninhabited 10
Nil


Scarborough Borough of

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Houses Uninhabited 49

  • Note c - The Entire Parish of Scarborough contains 8,553 inhabitants.

Data transcribed by Alan Longbottom

Transcribed by Alan Longbottom © 2003