The Ancient Parish of ACKLAM
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ACKLAM, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose, and partly in the liberty of St. Peters; 6½ miles S. of Malton. The parish church (see Churches for photograph), of which the Chancellor of York Cathedral is the patron, and the Rev. James Britton the vicar, is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Here are also a Methodist chapel, and a chapel for the Primitive Methodists. Pop. including Barthorp, 389."
"BARTHORPE BOTTOMS, (now Barthorpe - 2001) 2 or 3 farm houses in the parish of Acklam, wapentake of Buckrose, and liberty of St. Peter's; 1¾ miles SW. of Acklam, 8 miles. S. of Malton. Pop. included with Acklam."
"LEAVENING, in the parish of Acklam, wapentake of Buckrose, and liberty of St. Peter's; ¾ mile N. of Acklam, 5½ miles S. of Malton. Pop. 294."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Transcript of the entry for Acklam in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Acklam.
- The village of Leavening has its own website: leaveningonline, which includes a brief history and photographs of old Leavening.
- There is further information about this parish from the National Gazetteer 1868, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Bulmer's 1892 History and Directory of the East Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Acklam to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE785618 (Lat/Lon: 54.046202, -0.802605), Acklam which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The World War I and II memorial plaque in St. John's Church, Acklam.
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish