The Ancient Parish of WHENBY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"WHENBY, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer; 8 miles E. of Easingwold. Here is a church, dedicated to St. Martin; the living is a vicarage, of which William Garforth, Esq. is the patron, and the Rev. William Preston the incumbent, Population, 129."
"FOULRICE, in the parishes of Brandsby and Whenby, and wapentake of Bulmer; ¾ mile WNW. of Whenby, 7 miles E. of Easingwold."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Transcript of the entry for Whenby in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Whenby.
- 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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