Thornton Le Street
The Ancient Parish of THORNTON LE STREET
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"THORNTON LE STREET, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; 3 miles NNW. of Thirsk. Here is a church, dedicated to St. Leonard, in the patronage of Christ's Church College, Oxford; the Rev. T. H. Fowles, A.M. rector. Pop. 131.
Here the Rycknild street separated from the road leading to Catterick, and stretching in a direct line by Sowerby crossed the Tees at Sockburn. --Cade."
"BEAL HOUSE, a farm house in the township and parish of Thornton-le-street; 1 mile WNW. of Thornton le Street, 4 miles from Thirsk, 6 from Northallerton."
"NORTH KILVINGTON, in the parish of Thornton le Street, wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; ¾ mile SE. of Thornton le Street, 2 miles N. of Thirsk. Here is a Roman Catholic chapel, of which the Rev. Mr. Lawson is the priest. Pop. 68."
"VIEWLY HILL, in the parish of Thornton le Street, & wapentake of Allertonshire; 1 mile W. of Thornton le Street, 4 miles NW. of Thirsk."
"WOOD END, (the seat of Samuel Crompton, Esq.) in the township and parish of Thornton-le-Street; 4 miles from Thirsk, 6 from Northallerton."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. Leonard's Church, Thornton le Street.
- Transcript of the entry for Thornton le Street in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Thornton le Street.
- 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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