The Ancient Parish of ROWLEY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ROWLEY, a parish in the wapentake of Harthill; 3½ miles ENE. of South Cave. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is a small neat building and the living, which is a vicarage, in the gift of the Hildyard family, is enjoyed by the Rev. Robert Croft. Population, 425."
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Photographs of the over 280 gravestones in Rowley Churchyard with a surname index.
- Transcript of the entry for Rowley in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- 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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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE975328 (Lat/Lon: 53.782405, -0.521756), Rowley which are provided by:
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- 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.)
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- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish