The Ancient Parish of WEST ROUNTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"WEST ROUNTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; 7 miles NNE. of Northallerton. Here is a church, dedicated to St. James the living is a rectory, in the patronage of the King, as Duke of Lancaster, and the incumbent is the Rev. Montague Wynward, of York, and the curate is the Rev. Edmund Goldsmith. Population, 217."
"CARR BRIDGE, in the parish of West Rounton, wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; ¾ mile NNW. of West Rounton, 7 miles S. of Yarm."
"IRBY, or EARBY, a farm house in the township and parish of West Rounton; ¼ mile SW. of West Rounton, 6 miles from Northallerton."
"OXCLOSE HOUSE, a farm house in the parish of West Rounton, wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; 1¼ miles N. of West Rounton, 4 miles from Yarm."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Transcript of the entry for West Rounton in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of West Rounton.
- 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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