The building is almost wholly of the 15th century, but part of the west wall of the tower and doubtless the core of its other walls are of much earlier date, probably of the 12th century. Go to Yorkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction.
Real property, £11,401; of which £170 are in gasworks. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online.
In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Houses, 657.—The parish contains also the townships or chapelries of Sowerby, Carlton-Miniott, and Sandhutton; and comprises 8,365 acres. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. Thirsk Poor Law Union, Yorkshire Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc.
For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online.
Over these, and seen inside the church, are the lower weather stones of a former steep-gabled roof to the nave. Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. On either side of the present arch from the nave are a few springing stones of the outer order and label of an earlier arch with a round head. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.