The Ancient Parish of RISE
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"RISE, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 6½ miles SW. of Hornsea. The church is a small dilapidated ancient structure (see Churches for photograph), in the chantry of which are several marble monuments, erected to the memory of the opulent family of Bethell. The living is in the gift of the King, and the Rev. Nicholas Torre is the rector. Population, 221.
This place anciently belonged to the noble family of Fauconberg, but has now been for many generations the family seat of the Bethells."
- Photographs of the over 170 gravestones in Rise Churchyard with a surname index.
- Here is a photograph of All Saints' Church, Rise.
- Transcript of the entry for Rise in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Rise.
- 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.
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- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish