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Barmby on the Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Barmby-on-the-Moor or Barmby-Moor, a township, a village, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile W of Pocklington station on the N.E.R., with a post office of the name of Barmby-Moor under York. Acreage, 2579; population of the civil parish, 440; of the ecclesiastical, 617. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £220 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church consists of nave and chancel, has a fine square tower with modern spire, and was rebuilt in 1851. There are chapels for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists, and charities amounting to £57.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBarmby-on-the-Moor St. Catherine 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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