[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"WHARRAM PERCY, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose; 8 miles SSE. of Malton. The Rev. Richard Allen is the vicar of this parish, and the living is in the gift of Miss Isted and Miss Englefield, Pop. 44."
"BURDALE, a farm house in the parish of Wharram Percy, and wapentake of Buckrose; 1½ miles SE. of Wharram Percy, 10 miles SE. of Malton. Population with Raisthorpe, 47."
"PLUCKHAM, in the parish of Wharram Percy, and wapentake of Buckrose; 4 miles S. of Wharram Percy, 8 miles NE. of Pocklington."
"RAISTHORPE, in the parish of Wharram Percy, and wapentake of Buckrose; 1½ miles S. of Wharram Percy, 8 miles SE. of Malton. Pop. with Burdale, 47"
"THIXENDALE, in the parish of Wharram Percy, and wapentake of Buckrose; 2¼ miles SSW. of Wharram Percy, 9 miles N. of Pocklington. Pop. 184.
John de Sezevaux, one of the Representatives for the city of York, 28th of Edward I. was of this place, and to whose name Drake, p. 35b, annexes the following note. De Sezevaux, or de sexdecem vallibus, is the town on the Wolds, now called Thixendale; corruptedly no doubt from sixteen dales, which the place is remarkable for."
"TOWTHORPE, 2 farm houses in the parish of Wharram Percy, and wapentake of Buckrose; 2¾ miles ESE. of Wharram Percy, 10 miles SE. of Malton. Pop. 61."
- Photographs of over 80 gravestones in Thixendale Churchyard with a surname index.
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- St. Martin's Church, Wharram Percy (note that this church was part of a now deserted and well "dug" mediaeval village).
- St. Martin's Church, Wharram Percy, view 2.
- St. Martin's Church, Wharram Percy, view 3.
- St. Mary's Church, Thixendale (from the road).
- St. Mary's Church, Thixendale (rear view 1).
- St. Mary's Church, Thixendale (rear view 2).
- Transcript of the entry for Wharram Percy in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The village of Thixendale has its own website which includes sections on History, People, Local information etc.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the East Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Wharram Percy to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE858643 (Lat/Lon: 54.067503, -0.69044), Wharram Percy which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- 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