The Ancient Parish of SNEATON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"SNEATON, a parish in the wapentake & liberty of Whitby Strand; 3 miles SW. of Whitby. Here is an ancient church, dedicated to St. John (see Churches for photograph); the living is a rectory, of which the King is the patron, the Rev. John Hammond, the incumbent and the Rev. Timothy Cassley, the resident curate. Population, 251."
"GALLOW GREEN, in the parish of Sneaton, wapentake and liberty of Whitby Strand; 2 miles SW. of Whitby."
"SNEATONTHORPE, in the parish of Sneaton, wapentake and liberty of Whitby Strand; 1¼ miles SE. of Sneaton, 4 miles S. of Whitby."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. Hilda's Church, Sneaton, rebuilt in 1823.
- Transcript of the entry for Sneaton in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Sneaton.
- There is further information about this parish from the Pigot's 1829 Directory, Yorkshire section.
- There is further information about this parish from the Pigot's 1834 Directory, Yorkshire section.
- 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.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Sneaton to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NZ894077 (Lat/Lon: 54.456827, -0.622511), Sneaton which are provided by:
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- 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.)
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- This parish is covered by the following Society: