Holtby (Holy Trinity)
HOLTBY (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the wapentake of Bulmer, union and N. riding of York, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from York; containing 146 inhabitants. The parish comprises 848 acres, of which 600 are arable, 25 woodland, and the remainder meadow and pasture; the surface is slightly undulated, and the soil of a light and loamy quality. Some portions of the scenery are picturesque. The road to Bridlington passes through the parish. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8, and in the gift of Lord Faversham: the tithes have been commuted for £184, and the glebe comprises 51 acres, with a good house attached. The church is a neat brick edifice, fully repaired in 1841.