The Ancient Parish of ALLERSTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ALLERSTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 5 miles E. of Pickering. There is here an ancient church, dedicated to St. Mary. The living is a perpetual curacy, of which the Rev. Thomas Simpson, vicar of Ebberston is the incumbent, Patron the Dean of York. Population, 401."
"BLAKEY TOPPING, a hill, in the parish of Allerston, wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 7 miles N. of Allerston, 9 miles NE. of Pickering."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Transcript of the entry for Allerston in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Allerston.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the North Riding.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the White's Directory of 1840, Yorkshire section.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Bulmers Directory of 1890. of the North 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 1890 History and Directory of the North Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Allerston to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE879825 (Lat/Lon: 54.230676, -0.653064), Allerston 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 and II Memorial Plaque in St. John's Church, Allerston.