Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for York St Mary Bishophill The Elder

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

York St Mary Bishophill The Elder

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"YORK ST MARY BISHOPHILL THE ELDER, a parish in the city of York, a rectory, value +5L. 0s. 10d. p.r. *95L. 6s. 2d. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York. --Pop. 681."

"DRINGHOUSES, in the parishes of Acomb, York St Mary Bishophill the Elder, and York Holy Trinity Micklegate, liberty of St. Peter's; 1.5 miles SSW. of York. A pleasant village, in which is a chapel of ease the property of A. S. Barlow, Esq. Pop. 156." - -(See Acomb for directory)

"MIDDLETHORPE, in the parish of York St Mary Bishophill the elder; (the seat of Andrew Barlow, Esq.) 2 miles S. of York. Pop. 44."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]



Church Records





Ask for a calculation of the distance from York St Mary Bishophill The Elder to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.



  • A few years before 1890, the chapelry of Dringhouses (a part in this parish) was constituted a parish in its own right. See Dringhouses parish.