The Ancient Parish of THORGANBY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"THORGANBY, a parish in the wapentake of Ouse and Derwent; 10 miles SE. of York. With Cottingwith, it forms the township of Thorganby cum Cottingwith. The church is a small but neat structure (see Churches for photograph), dedicated to St. Helen; Rev. Joseph Mitchinson is incumbent, and Mrs. Baldwin the patroness. Population, 381."
"THICKETT, (the seat Joseph Dunnington Esq.) in the township of Thorganby with Cottingwith, and parish of Thorganby; 1 mile NNE. of Thorganby, 9 miles from York and Pocklington, 12 from Selby.
At Thikeland, now Thicket, in the time of Richard I. a small Benedictine Nunnery was built here by Roger Fitz-Roger, to the honour of the Blessed Virgin. At the dissolution, 26th Henry VIII. its revenues amounted, according to Dugdale, to 2OL. 18. 10d. and Speed, 23L. 12. 2d. In the 33rd Henry VIII. the King granted the site, &c. to John Aske, in whose family the patronage or foundership had been for some years; it having descended to them from the Hayes. --Burton."
"WEST COTTINGWITH, in the township of Thorganby with West Cottingwith and parish of Thorganby, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent; ¼ mile NNE. of Thorganby, 8 miles from Selby, 10 from Howden, 11 from York. --Pop. included in Thorganby. (West Cottingwith is now a part of Thorganby and not shown on Landranger maps - CH 2001)"
- Photographs of the over 170 gravestones in Thorganby Churchyard with a linked surname index.
- Transcript of the entry for Thorganby in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Thorganby.
- Here is a photograph of Thorganby Hall.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the East Riding.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the The Post Office Directory of the, East and North Ridings, 1857
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Bulmers Directory of 1892. of the East Riding.
- 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 Thorganby to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE691420 (Lat/Lon: 53.869618, -0.950614), Thorganby which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- 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 memorial plaque in St. Helen's, Thorganby.
- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish