The Ancient Parish of 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
"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]