The Ancient Parish of YORK ST DENNIS
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"YORK ST DENNIS, a parish in the city of York, in Walmgate, (united with St. George which church is no longer standing, and Naburn) a rectory, value +4L. 0s. 10d. Patron, the University of Cambridge, held with St. George, Naburn, value p.r. 80L. Population 1,093.
Bell Hall, Gilridding and Lincroft were (houses) within the township of Naburn, which is in the East Riding wapentake of Ouse and Derwent. - see the page for York St. Dennis within the East Riding."
"NABURN, in the parishes of Acaster Malbis and York St Dennis, (both in the Ainsty), wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, East Riding; 4 miles S. of York. Here is a Chapel of Ease of the Established church, and likewise a Methodist chapel. The town is situate near to the bank of the river Ouse. There is here also an endowed school of £10. per annum, for ten boys; £5. of which was left by Lady Hewley, and £5. by Mr. Edward Loftus. Population, 366." - -(See Acaster Malbis
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]