[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"CATTERICK, a parish in the wapentake of Hang East, and liberty of Richmondshire; 5 miles ESE. of Richmond, and about one mile from the Southern banks of the Swale. Here is a large and ancient parish church, dedicated to St. Anne (see Churches for photograph); the living is a vicarage in the gift of the Crown, and the Rev. Alexander John Scott, D.D. chaplain to His Majesty, is the incumbent." (There is further information for Catterick).
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Please see Christine Amsden's Census pages for the following Census transcriptions:
- 1841, 1891, 1901
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- St. Anne's Church, Catterick.
- The Methodist Church, Catterick.
- Holy Trinity Church, Tunstall. The church was built in 1847 at a cost of £900.
- The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Tunstall, opened in 1876 and for sale in 2006 when the photograph was taken.
- St. Mary's Church, Bolton on Swale (view 1).
- St. Mary's Church, Bolton on Swale (view 2).
- St. Cuthbert's Church, Colburn.
- St. John the Evangelist's Church, Hipswell.
- St. Michael and all Angels' Church, Hudswell.
- The Methodist Church, Scorton. (The Church's website is here.)
- The former Wesleyan Chapel, Hudswell, founded in 1859 and closed in 1974.
- St. Martin and St. Oswald's Garrison Memorial Church, Catterick Garrison.
- Internal view looking down the aisle
- St. Aidan's Garrison Church, Catterick Garrison. Church of Scotland, built in 1929. In 1983 it became known as St. Aidan's Church of Scotland and Free Church. Now associated with the Methodist, Baptist and all free Churches.
- St. Joan of Arc's Roman Catholic Church, Catterick Garrison.
- The former United Board Church, Catterick Garrison, now St. John's Centre. (With short history).
- St. Martin's Priory, Richmond.
- St. Martin's Priory wall remnants, Richmond.
- Transcript of the entry for Catterick in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- Transcript of the entry for Bolton upon Swale in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- Transcript of the entry for Hipswell in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- Transcript of the entry for Hudswell in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Chapelry of Bolton upon Swale.
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Catterick.
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Chapelry of Hipswell.
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Chapelry of Hudswell.
- 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 Catterick to another place.
- On 12th August, 1885, the chapelry of Bolton-on-Swale (in this parish) was constituted a distinct parish by an Order in Council. This new parish comprised the townships of Bolton-on-Swale, Ellerton, Kiplin, Scorton, Uckerby, and Whitwell. See Bolton-on-Swale Parish.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE240980 (Lat/Lon: 54.376941, -1.632035), Catterick 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.)
- This web-site gives details of the world's oldest sporting event, dating back to 1673 - describes the formation of the Society of Archers, which had its origins in the village of Scorton, parish of Catterick. Site includes a free .pdf download of "The Antient Scorton Silver Arrow" by Ben Hird, published 1972.
- This parish is covered by the following Society: