Easby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Aske, Waithwith Grange, Skeeby, Citadilla, Brompton upon Swale with Citadilla, Brompton upon Swale, and Brompton on Swale.

Alternative names: Easby near Richmond

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1670
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EASBY, a township and a parish in Richmond district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Swale, and on the Richmond railway, 1 mile SE by E of Richmond. Acres, 940. Real property, £2, 441. Pop., 118. Houses, 23. The parish includes also the townships of Skeeby, Aske, and Brompton-upon-Swale; and its post town is Richmond, Yorkshire. Acres, 5, 090. Real property, £8, 630. Pop., 844. Houses, 183. The property is subdivided. A Premonstratensian abbey was founded here, in 1152, by Roald, constable of Richmond: and considerable remains of it still exist. The refectory, 102 feet by 27, has a well-preserved, early-decorated English, east window; the cloister court retains a Norman doorway of the original edifice; the chapter-house is early English, with some later features; the transept of the church retains beautiful clustered columns and some windows; and the gateway, at a short distance from the ruins. continues in excellent preservation, and has a large upper apartment which, after the dissolution, was used as a granary. Easby Hall is the seat of the Champion family. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Brampton-on-Swale, in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £160. Patron, Leonard Jaques, Esq. The church shows features from Norman down to later English; has three sedilia, and a very old Norman font; and was restored in 1869. There are two chapels of ease and a Wesleyan chapel. Charities, £14.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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Administration

  • County: Yorkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Richmond (Yorkshire)
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries – Richmond
  • Diocese: Post-1835 – Ripon, Pre-1836 – York
  • Rural Deanery: Richmond
  • Poor Law Union: Richmond
  • Hundred: East Gilling; West Gilling
  • Province: York

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