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Marrick, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Marrick, a village and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Swale, 6½ miles WSW of fiichmond railway station, and has a post office under Richmond; money order and telegraph office, Reeth. The parish contains also the hamlet of Hurst. Acreage, 6206; population, 246. The lead mines at Hurst, which are supposed to be the oldest in the country, are no longer worked. The manor belongs to the Morley family. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here in 1165 by Roger de Aske; had seventeen nuns at the dissolution; and has left the nave of its church and several detached portions of other buildings, with architectural features of considerable interest. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon; gross value, £120 with residence. The church is the nave of the old nunnery church, has a tower, and is in good condition. There is a chapel of ease in connection with the parish church of St Andrew. There is also a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishMarrick St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionRichmond 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeGilling-West 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Marrick:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1687-18511756-19121688-18771687-1812

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Marrick from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Marrick are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

DistrictRichmondshire
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL11
Post TownRichmond