Barmby on the Moor, Yorkshire Family History Guide


Status: Ancient Parish succeeded by Barmby on the Moor Ecclesiastical Extra-Parochial Area (1568 – 1747) then Barmby on the Moor Ecclesiastical Parish (after 1747)

Alternative names: Barmby Moor, Barmby upon the Moor

Riding: East Riding

Parish church: St. Catherine

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers:
  • Bishop’s Transcripts:

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Barmby on the Moor

  • Pocklington
  • Wilberfoss
  • Thornton with Allerthorpe
  • Sutton on Derwent

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARMBY-ON-THE-MOOR, or Barmby-Moor, a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire; near the Market-Weighton railway, 1½ mile W of Pocklington. It has a post office, of the name of Barmby-Moor, under York. Acres, 2,290. Real property, £3,088. Pop., 537. Houses, 110. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £263. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church consists of nave and chancel; has a fine octagonal spire; and was repaired in 1828. There are chapels for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists, and charities £53.

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

Barmby on the Moor Langdale A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire 1822

Barmby-on-the-Moor, a parish-town, in the Wilton-Beacon division of Harthill, liberty of St. Peter; 2 miles from Pocklington, 8 from Market-Weighton, 12 from York. – Pop. 400.  The Church, peculiar, is dedicated to St. Catherine, in the deanery of Harthill, value, p.r. £55 4s. 6d. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York.  One vicar is ordained in this chapel and that of Fangfoss, each reckoned a separate parish, yet make but one vicarage, valued according to Bacon, at £5 6s. 8d.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire By Thomas Langdale. Second Edition. Printed and Sold by J. Langdale; and sold by T. Langdale, Ripon. 1822.

Barmby Moor Inn Langdale A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire 1822

Barmby-Moor Inn, (Posting-House) in the township and parish of Barmby-on-the-Moor; 2¾ miles from Pocklington, 8 from Market-Weighton, 11 from York.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire By Thomas Langdale. Second Edition. Printed and Sold by J. Langdale; and sold by T. Langdale, Ripon. 1822.

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Administration

County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Pocklington
Probate Court: 1610-1736 – Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Barmby Moor, Post-1736 – Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
Poor Law Union: Pocklington
Hundred: Harthill
Province: York



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