The Ancient Parish of CUNDALL
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"CUNDALL, a parish in the wapentake of Halikeld, and liberty of Richmondshire; 5 miles NNE. of Boroughbridge. The Church, a mean edifice, situated about a quarter of a mile north of the village, is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Mary and All-Saints, in the deanry of Boroughbridge, diocese of Chester, the incumbent of which is the Rev. William Gregg. Patron, Mrs Prest. Population including Leckby 170."
"FAWDINGTON, in the parish of Cundall and wapentake of Birdforth; ¾ mile E. of Cundall, 5 miles NNE. of Boroughbridge. Fawdington is in the constablery of Bagby, but a township of itself. Population 39."
"LECKBY, 3 farm houses in the parish of Cundall, wapentake of Halikeld, and liberty of Richmondshire; 1 mile NW. of Cundall, 5 miles NNE. of Boroughbridge. Pop. included with Cundall."
"NORTON LE CLAY, in the parish of Cundall, wapentake of Halikeld, and liberty of Richmondshire; 1¾ miles WSW. of Cundall, 3 miles NE. of Boroughbridge. Pop. 142."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- The Clare Smithson donation in St. Mary's Church, Cundall.
- Transcript of the entry for Cundall in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Cundall.
- 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.
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