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The Ancient Parish of LOCKINGTON

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"LOCKINGTON, a parish in the parishes of Lockington and Kilnwick on the Wolds, and wapentake of Harthill; 6¼ miles NNW. of Beverley. Here is a church, dedicated to St. Mary (see Churches for photograph), and a National School. The living is a rectory, in the patronage of the rector, the Rev. Francis Lundy. Population, 491."

"AIKE, in the parishes of Lockington and Beverley, wapentake of Harthill, division of Bainton Beacon; 3¾ miles N. of Beverley. This village was formerly upon an island, which by draining is now connected with the surrounding country. Pop. 98."

"BARF HILL, a hamlet in the parish of Lockington, and wapentake of Harthill; 3 miles E. of Lockington, 8 miles N. of Beverley."

"THORPE, in the parish of Lockington, wapentake of Harthill; ¼ mile SSW. of Lockington, 6 mile NNW. of Beverley."

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




Church History


Church Records


Description and Travel

  • Aike (on the Driffield on line site).
  • Lockington (on the Driffield on line site).





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