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Brompton By Sawdon

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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BROMPTON BY SAWDON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; (the seat of Sir George Cayley, Bart.) 8 miles SW. of Scarborough.

Brompton has one of the most beautiful, elegant, and capacious village churches in Yorkshire (see Churches for photograph); it is dedicated to All Saints; the living is a vicarage, and the patron Sir G. Cayley, Bart. Pop. 516." (There is further information for Brompton By Sawdon).

"SAWDON, in the liberty of and parish of Brompton by Sawdon, wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 1¾ miles N. of Brompton by Sawdon, 8 miles WSW. of Scarborough. Population 139."

"SNAINTON, in the parishes of Brompton by Sawdon and Ebberston, wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 1½ miles E. of Ebberston, 8 miles E. of Pickering. About a quarter of a mile from the village is Stainton New Inn, a large posting house. Pop. 603. (see also Churches)"

"TROUTSDALE, (a dale), in the parish of Brompton by Sawdon, wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 4 miles NNW. of Brompton by Sawdon, 10 miles NE. of Pickering. Pop. 45."

"WYDALE, (or Weedale) scattered houses in the parish of Brompton by Sawdon, wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 10 miles E. of Pickering."

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



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