[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"SCRUTON, a parish in the wapentake of Hang East, and liberty of Richmondshire; 4 miles NNE. of Bedale. Here is a church, dedicated to St. Radegund (see Churches
for photograph); the living is a rectory in the patronage of Henry Gale Esq. of which the Rev. William Newsome A.M. is the incumbent. Pop. 411." (There is further information for Scruton
"GRIMESCAR, a Mill and a farm house in the township and parish of Scruton; 1¼ miles SSE. of Scruton, 3 miles from Bedale, 6 from Northallerton."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]