The Ancient Parish of HILTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"HILTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 4 miles ESE. of Yarm. The church is a plain, ancient small structure. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of Lord George Henry Cavendish; incumbent, - the Rev. Robert Fawcett. Pop. 135.
It was anciently a Chapel of Ease to Rudby; but on being augmented by the bounty of Queen Anne, it was made parochial. It still contributes to the repairs of the Mother Church. -Graves"
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. Peter's Church, Hilton.
- Transcript of the entry for Hilton in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Hilton.
- 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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