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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"WEAVERTHORPE, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose; 12 miles E. of Malton. The living of the parish church (see Churches for photograph) is in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of York, and the Rev. Rd. Forrest is the vicar. Pop. 334."

"DOTTEREL COTTAGE, a farm house in the township and parish of Weaverthorpe; ½ mile WNW. of Weaverthorpe, 4½ miles from Sledmere."

"EAST LUTTON, in the parish of Weaverthorpe, wapentake of Buckrose, & liberty of St. Peter's; 1¾ miles WSW. of Weaverthorpe, 11 miles E. of Malton."

"WEST LUTTON, in the parish of Weaverthorpe, wapentake of Buckrose, and liberty of St. Peter's; 2¼ miles WSW. of Weaverthorpe, 10 miles E. of Malton. Population, including East Lutton together with which it forms Luttons Ambo, 311."

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




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  • In 1875, the township of West Lutton and the hamlet of East Lutton (already physically detached from this parish) together formed the parish of Luttons Ambo.

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (SE933709) Haverdale House