The Ancient Parish of WISTOW
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"WISTOW, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberties of St. Peter, and of Cawood, Wistow, and Otley; 2 miles from Cawood, 3 miles N. of Selby, 12 from York. Pop. 633. The Church, peculiar, is a vicarage, dedicated to All-Saints (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of the Ainsty, value, ~£8. Patron, the Prebendary thereof.
The Archbishop of York usually holds a Court of Pypowder at the Lammas Fair, at York, the jury of which is impannelled out of this place. --Drake."
- Transcript of the entry for Wistow in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Wistow.
- 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 Wistow to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE593357 (Lat/Lon: 53.814211, -1.100844), Wistow which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- 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.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The War Memorial in All Saints' Churchyard, Wistow.
- The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
- (SE595361) Dawker Hill
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.