Editorial note

Pages xxi-xxii

A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 2. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1923.

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The Editor desires to express his indebtedness for the great assistance he has received, while passing this volume through the press, from Rev. H. E. Ketchley, M.A., who has read the proofs of all the parishes in Bulmer Wapentake and checked many doubtful points. He is in like manner indebted to Mr. William Brown, B.A., F.S.A., for similar help with regard to several parishes in Birdforth Wapentake.

The Editor further wishes to thank all those who have read proofs and otherwise have assisted by supplying information and notes, particularly to the Lord de L'Isle and Dudley, the Hon. W. H. WentworthFitzwilliam, the Hon. John Savile, Sir Reginald H. Graham, Bart., Sir George O. Wombwell, Bart., Sir Ralph W. Payne-Gallwey, Bart., Sir Hugh Bell, Bart., F.S.A., Sir Edward F. Coates, Bart., Mr. Edward Almack, F.S.A., the Rev. W. H. Barnby, M.A., Mr. Henry Barstow, Mr. Reginald Bell, V.D., J.P., the Rev. G. Bird, M.A., Mr. J. Fairfax Blakeborough, Mr. H. W. F. Bolckow, J.P., Mr. W. E. Bradley, the Rev. F. D. Brock, M.A., Mr. George Buchannan, the Rev. George H. Cobham, M.A., the Rev. C. V. Collier, M.A., F.S.A., the Rev. E. J. Collins, B.A., Mr. E. S. Cox, the Rev. M. C. Dickenson, Mr. John T. Dodsworth, Mr. A. J. Dorman, J.P., the Rev. E. Dornford, B.A., the Rev. Evelyn W. Drage, M.A., Mr. J. L. Dugdale, J.P., the Rev. R. J. Ellis, M.A., the Rev. R. Fisher, M.A., the Rev. J. C. Fowler, B.A., F.G.S., Mr. Marshall Fowler, J.P., the Rev. E. S. Fox, M.A., the Rev. George Gill, the Rev. J. C. Hanson, LL.M., the Rev. W. G. Harland, Mr. Cecil Hawkins, the Rev. A. J. Holloway, M.A., the Rev. Edmund Hope, M.A., Miss Howard, Mr. Baker Hudson, the Rev. A. W. Icely, M.A., the Rev. C. W. James, M.A., the Rev. John Jenkins, Mr. Sydney Jones (Town Clerk of Scarborough), Mr. Arthur H. Kerr, Mr. James Melrose, Mr. Robert Metcalfe, J.P., the Rev. A. P. Mitchell, M.A., the Rev. H. S. Moore, M.A., Mr. B. Newton, the Rev. D. Nickerson, M.A., the Rev. M. A. Noble, the Rev. T. E. Parkinson, Mr. J. W. Pennyman, D.L., J.P., the Rev. F. B. Proctor, M.A., the Rev. Arthur Radford, LL.M., the Rev. C. Ramsden, M.A., the Rev. G. L. M. Rees, Mrs. Richardson, the Rev. J. Rigby, M.A., the Rev. R. Roberts, Mrs. Haxby Robinson, the Rev. J. S. Salman, M.A., Mrs. Scoby, the Rev. G. E. Simpson, the Rev. E. T. Taylor, the Rev. J. Thornton, B.A., the Rev. C. D. Trotter, M.A., Mr. E. R. Turton, D.L., J.P., Major Robert B. Turton, M.A., F.S.A., J.P., the Rev. A. G. Waldy, Captain C. L. A. Ward-Jackson, Mr. E. H. Warner, the late Rev. L. O. Warner, the Rev. A. Wescott, M.A., Mrs. Wharton, Major E. W. Gresham Williams-Hepworth, Mr. J. G. Wilson, the Rev. T. Wilson, M.A., Mrs. Wimbush, the Rev. W. Winning, and the Rev. P. E. Wrench.

For the use of plans and photographs, the Editor is indebted to Sir Ralph W. Payne-Gallwey, Bart., the Society of Antiquaries, the Editor and Proprietors of the Builder (for the use of a plan of Whitby Abbey Church from which the plan in this volume has been adapted), the Editor and Proprietors of Country Life (for photograph of Crathorne Hall), Mr. Harry Edwards and the Rev. J. C. Fowler, B.A.

The manorial descents of Bulmer, Langbaurgh East and Pickering Lythe Wapentakes and Scarborough Borough have been compiled under the supervision of Miss H. L. E. Garbett; those of Langbaurgh West Wapentake and Whitby Strand Liberty under the supervision of Miss M. Curtis, Classical Tripos; and those of Birdforth Wapentake under the supervision of Miss H. L. E. Garbett and Miss M. Curtis jointly. Miss Garbett also gave considerable help in the supervision of the manorial descents in the first volume of the North Riding. The drawings for the line blocks have been made by Mr. Lawrence Davies, Miss Jenny Wylie, Mr. John Quekett, M.A., and others. Photographs have kindly been supplied by Mr. T. Watson of Danby Church, Castle and Beacon; Egton Church and Old Mass House; Fylingdales; Glaisdale; Hinderwell Church and Staithes; Kildale Hall and Church; Kirkby Misperton Church; Lythe Church and Ugthorpe Old Hall; Pickering Church, Goathland Church and Nelly Ayre Force; Sneaton Church; Stokesley Church; Westerdale Church; and Whitby Kiln Yard, Ugglebarnby Church and Newholm Mill.