The Ancient Parish of ALLERTON MAULEVERER
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"ALLERTON MAULEVERER, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Claro; (the seat of the Right Hon. Lord Stourton) 4½ miles E. of Knaresborough, 5 from Wetherby, 7 from Boroughbridge, 13½ from York. Pop. including Hopperton, 276, which being united, form a township. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Martin, in the deanry of Boroughbridge, diocese of Chester, value, p.r. ~£28. Patron, Lord Stourton." (There is further information for Allerton Mauleverer
"HOPPERTON, in the township of Allerton Mauleverer with Hopperton, and parish of Allerton Mauleverer, upper-division of Claro; 5 miles N. of Wetherby, 6 from Knaresborough. Pop. included in Allerton Mauleverer."
"NORTH THORNBOROUGH, a farm-house in the township and parish of Allerton Mauleverer; 5 miles S. of Knaresborough."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]