The Ancient Parish of WELBURY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"WELBURY, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth; 7 miles NE. of Northallerton. There is no place of worship here except the parish church, which has lately been re-built, it is dedicated to St. Leonard. and the living is a rectory, in the patronage of the King as Duke of Lancaster. Pop 257."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here is a photograph of St. Leonard's Church, Welbury. (With short history).
- Transcript of the entry for Welbury in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Welbury.
- 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.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Welbury to another place.
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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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