The Ancient Parish of BRANDSBY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"BRANDSBY, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer; 6 miles ENE. of Easingwold. (Brandsby Hall, the seat of Francis Cholmley, Esq.) Here is a very neat little church (see Churches for photograph) dedicated to All Saints, the living is a rectory, in the patronage of Thomas Smith, Esq. Population including Stearsby, 277."
"FOULRICE, in the parishes of Brandsby and Whenby, and wapentake of Bulmer; ¾ mile WNW. of Whenby, 7 miles E. of Easingwold."
"STEARSBY, in the parish of Brandsby, and wapentake of Bulmer; 1¼ miles ESE. of Brandsby, 6 miles ENE. of Easingwold. Pop. included with Brandsby."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here is a photograph of All Saints' Church, Brandsby.
- Transcript of the entry for Brandsby in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Brandsby.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the North Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Brandsby to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE589722 (Lat/Lon: 54.142267, -1.099877), Brandsby which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- 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 War Memorial Plaque on the wall near the Church at Brandsby.