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Thornton with Allerthorpe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.
Other places in the parish include: Waplington, Storwood, Storthwaite, Melbourne, and Allerthorpe.
Alternative names: Thornton, Thornton near Pocklington, Thornton by Pocklington, Thornton on Spaulding Moor
Riding: East Riding
Parish church: St. Michael
Parish registers begin:
Thornton with Allerthorpe
- Parish registers: 1615
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602
- Parish registers: 1616
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Pocklington with Yapham cum Meltonby and Owsthorpe
- Ellerton Priory
- East Cottingwith
- Barmby on the Moor
- Seaton Ross
- Hayton with Bielby
- Sutton on Derwent
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
THORNTON, a parish, with three townships, in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire; 4 miles SW of Pocklington r. station. Post town, Pocklington, under York. Acres, 6,540. Real property, £6,165. Pop., 851. Houses, 169. The manor belongs to Col. Wyndham. There is a cotton mill. The living is a vicarage, united with Allerthorpe, in the diocese of York. Value, £300. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is old.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Langdale A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire 1822
Allerthorpe, in the parish of Thornton, Wilton-Beacon division of Harthill, liberty of St. Peter; (the seat of Barnard Smyth, Esq.) 2 miles from Pocklington, 7 ½ from Market-Weighton, 12 from York. – Pop. 132. Here is a Chapel of ease to Thornton, value, p.r. £766s. 3d.
- A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire By Thomas Langdale. Second Edition. Printed and Sold by J. Langdale; and sold by T. Langdale, Ripon. 1822.
FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court – Thornton by Pocklington
Civil Registration District: Pocklington
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of York
Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
Poor Law Union: Pocklington