FRIDAYTHORPE, a parish, in the union of Pocklington, wapentake of Buckrose, E. riding of York, 9 miles (N. E. by N.) from Pocklington; containing 320 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the western side of the Wolds, comprises by computation 2200 acres; the surface is undulated, and the scenery in some parts pleasing, embracing a view of Sledmere Park. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £4. 13. 4.; net income, £112; patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is of Norman architecture, and has an apocryphal date "713." There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.