The Ancient Parish of KIRKLINGTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"KIRKLINGTON, (with Upsland), a parish in the wapentake of Halikeld, and liberty of Richmondshire; 6 miles SSE. of Bedale. Here is a large and handsome church (see Churches for photograph). The living is a rectory in the deanry of Catterick, diocese of Chester, in the patronage of Lady Ormond, and the Rev. Thomas Place is the incumbent. Here is also a Free School, with a small endowment, left by Lady Ormond. This neighbourhood abounds with vestiges of antiquities, particularly the entrenchment of a Roman or Danish camp. Pop. 337."
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Transcript of the entry for Kirklington 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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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE318813 (Lat/Lon: 54.226435, -1.513732), Kirklington which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- 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.)
- Here are two transcriptions of Memorial Plaques in the Church:
- A small brass wall inscription, memorial to a priest, William Frederick Wright, who died suddenly, 30th August 1904 aged 33, near the summit of "Paradise Mountain" in Greece.
- A memorial to Elizabeth Cundall, died 1813 aged 37, and her little daughter who died a year later at the age of two.
- The World War I Roll of Honour in St. Michael's Church, Kirklington.
- The War Memorial in St. Michael's Churchyard.
- This parish is covered by the following Society: