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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"PICKERING, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 8 miles from Kirkbymoorside; 9 from Malton; and 18 from Scarbro'. Market Monday, Fairs, Monday before February 14, Monday before May 13, September 25, Monday before November 23, for horned cattle horses, sheep, and pigs. Principal Inns, Black Swan, and White Swan." (There is further information for Pickering).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Blansby Park
  • Goathland
  • High Kingthorpe
  • High Marishes
  • Hunt House
  • Newton Dale
  • Newton On Rawcliffe
  • West Marishes
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]



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  • Between 1834 and 1890 the township of Goathland (in this parish) became a parish in its own right. See Goathland Parish.

Memorial Inscriptions


Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (SE805940) Raindale

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.