Beswick is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1824 from chapelry in Kilnwick Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Wolfholme and Wilfholme.
Alternative names: Beswick with Wilfholme, Kilnwick-Juxta-Watton St Margaret
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1657
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Baptist
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
BESWICK, a chapelry, in the parish of Kilnwick, union of Beverley, Bainton-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 6½ miles (N. by W.) from Beverley; containing 211 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Driffield to Beverley; and comprises upwards of 2000 acres, chiefly arable, and very flat, having been once a marsh. The living is a perpetual curacy, with a net income of £65: the chapel is a plain thatched building, with a wooden steeple.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
- County: Yorkshire
- Civil Registration District: Beverley
- Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
- Diocese: York
- Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
- Poor Law Union: Beverly
- Hundred: Harthill
- Province: York