The Ancient Parish of GREAT EDSTONE
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"GREAT EDSTONE, a parish in the wapentake of Rydale; 2 miles SSE. of Kirkbymoorside. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Marquis of Salisbury; incumbent, the Rev. Christopher Roberts. Pop. 156.
Over the south door of the Church is a Saxon Dial with an inscription, similar to that at Kirkdale, but not so perfect. -Young."
- Transcriptions of the censuses from 1841 to 1911 for Edstone are to be found on Bernie Franks' Normanby in Ryedale site.
- Transcript of the entry for Great Edstone in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- 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.
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