Holme on Spalding Moor, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Parish History

HOLME-UPON-SPALDING-MOOR (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Howden, Holme-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 4½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Market-Weighton. This parish is skirted on the west and south by the river Foulness. The church, situated on the Beacon Hill, and commanding a fine prospect, is partly in the later English style, of which the tower is a handsome specimen, with a nave and chancel of earlier date; it was repaired and repewed in 1842. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and attached to the Hall is a Roman Catholic chapel.[1]


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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 533-537. Adapted. Accessed October 32, 2013.