The Ancient Parish of THORPE BASSETT
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"THORPE BASSETT, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose, 5 miles E. of Malton. Here is a Church of the Establishment, dedicated to All Saints (see Churches for photograph), of which the Rev. Basil Wood is rector, Joint Patrons, Richard Watson, Esq., Mr. Rider, Mr. Thomas Owston, and Mrs. Inchbald. Pop. 156."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Photographs of the over 60 gravestones in Thorpe Bassett Churchyard with a surname index.
- Transcript of the entry for Thorpe Bassett in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- Tim Owston has written a short description and history of the village of Thorpe Bassett.
- 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 Thorpe Bassett to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE863733 (Lat/Lon: 54.148286, -0.680237), Thorpe Bassett which are provided by:
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- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- 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 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish