[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"WEST HESLERTON, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose; 9 miles ENE. of Malton. The parish church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is in the patronage of the King. Pop. 273."
"EAST HESLERTON, in the parish of West Heslerton, & wapentake of Buckrose; 1 mile ENE. of West Heslerton, 10 miles ENE. of Malton, Here is a Chapel of Ease (see Churches
for photograph), & a Methodist chapel. Pop. 196."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]