Faceby Yorkshire Family History Guide

Faceby is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Yorkshire, created in 1792 from chapelry in Whorlton Ecclesiastical Parish. 

Alternative names: 

Riding: North Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1707
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1731

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Adjacent Parishes

  • Rudby in Cleveland
  • Whorlton
  • Carlton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FACEBY, a chapelry in Whorlton parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles SE of Potto r. station, and 4 SSW of Stokesley. Post-town, Swainby, under Northallerton. Acres, 1, 402. Real property, £1,269. Pop., 164. Houses, 35. Faceby Hall is the seat of the Favells. The living is a p. curacy. Value, £81. Patron, G. W. Sutton, Esq. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Stokesley
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Cleveland
Poor Law Union: Stokesley
Hundred: Langbaurgh
Province: York