The Ancient Parish of RYTHER
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"RYTHER, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles SE. of Tadcaster, 7 from Selby, 12 from York, 13 from Pontefract. Pop. including Ossendike, 335, which being united, form a township. The Church is a rectory, dedicated to All Saints, in the deanry of the Ainsty, value, £6. 11s. 10½d. Patron, the King."
"LEAD HALL, (or Lead, at one time extra parochial) in the parish of Ryther, wapentake of Barkston Ash; 4 miles SW. of Tadcaster. Population 50."
"OSSENDIKE, in the township of Ryther with Ossendike, and parish of Ryther, wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberty of Pontefract; 4 miles SE. of Tadcaster, 7 from Selby. Pop. included in Ryther."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Transcript of the entry for Ryther in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Ryther.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory and Gazetteer, Vol I, West Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Ryther 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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- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.