The Ancient Parish of CARNABY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"CARNABY, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering; 2½ miles SW. of Bridlington. Here is a Church of the Establishment (see Churches for photograph), dedicated to St. John the Baptist, of which the Rev. T. Simpson, vicar, is the incumbent, and Sir G. Strickland, Bart. patron. Pop. 130"
"AUBURN, in the parish of Carnaby, and wapentake of Dickering; 2¼ miles SE. of Carnaby, 3½ miles S. of Bridlington. Population included with Fraisthorpe."
"BRACKENDALE, in the parish of Carnaby, and wapentake of Dickering; 1¼ miles S. of Carnaby, 4½ miles SSW. of Bridlington."
"DEMMING, a farm house in the parish of Carnaby, wapentake of Dickering; 2¼ miles SSW. of Carnaby, 4 miles SSW of Bridlington."
"FRAISTHORPE, in the parish of Carnaby, and wapentake of Dickering; 2½ miles S. of Carnaby, 5 miles SSW. of Bridlington."
"KINGSFIELD, (North and South), 2 farm houses in the township of Fraisthorpe, and parish of Carnaby, & wapentake of Dickering; 2 miles S. of Carnaby, 4 miles SSW. of Bridlington."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Photographs of over 180 gravestones and plaques at Carnaby church with linked surname index..
- 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 Carnaby to another place.
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- Photographs of over 180 gravestones and plaques at Carnaby church.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish