This ancient [[England Church Records|parish]] (AP) was created before 1813. Church of England records began in 1653. <br>SCORBROUGH (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Beverley, Hunsley-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 4½ miles (N. N. W.) from Beverley; containing 81 inhabitants.
From: Lewis, Samuel A., ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 30-34. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51259 Date accessed: 19 November 2011.
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