The Ancient Parish of OLD BYLAND
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"OLD BYLAND, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth; 4½ miles WNW. of Helmsley. The church is an ancient dilapidated structure (see Churches for photograph) the living is donative, in the patronage of the Earl of Falconberg; incumbent, the Rev. Michael Mackereth; the Rev. William Dowker curate. Pop. 133."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Transcript of the entry for Old Byland in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- A view of part of Old Byland village and the green.
- 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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