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  • Community Payback

    Details of the work of the Community Payback Team in Hampsthwaite Hampsthwaite Parish Council was approached in December 2016 to seek our support for the Community Payback scheme. The Unpaid Work Requirement (commonly known as Community Payback) is one of the requirements that can be included in a community order. It involves service users doing compulsory work for the benefit of the community. Types of Work Undertaken Work in Hampsthwaite Volunteers Current Year Reports Contact: Unpaid Work Placement Coordinator, Interserve (Justice) The Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company Ltd Harrogate Probation Office Harrogate Redefining the future for people and placesWebsite: www.interserve.comPhone: 07720  213674Email:
  • Information

    The Village Room began its life as a purpose-built reading room constructed in stone with a boarded roof covered in slate and with its interior beams exposed in a vaulted roof. It opened to the public in August 1890. Now the Room is a regular venue for meetings including the Parish Council, the Village Society Committee and the Wednesday Group.Hampsthwaite Village Room High Street,HG3 2ET For bookings, contact: T:  01423 770332 E: See also the History section for a brief history of
  • Village Room Events Calendar

    Details of events and meetings at Hampsthwaite Village Room.PLEASE NOTE: whilst every effort is made to ensure this calendar is kept up to date and can be used for guidance, potential Village Room users are strongly advised to confirm vacancies with the Booking Secretary before committing to a date for any new events. For bookings, contact:Booking SecretaryT:  01423 770332E: you need to visit the Village Room prior to an event, please make an appointment with the Booking Secretary to help us avoid any inconvenience to other hirers.
  • Harrogate Housing Association

    Affordable Homes to Rent and Buy for local people at Grange Park Hampsthwaite We are a small, but expanding, housing association who only operate in the Harrogate District. We offer homes for rent and on a shared ownership basis and have 1, 2 and 3 bedroomed homes on Grange Park. With a personal, local service we want to help our customers create homes near family and work.
  • Christmas Tree Festival

    St. Thomas a Becket Church, Hampsthwaite are holding a Christmas Tree Festival over the weekend of 15th – 17th December.There will be a ‘Preview Evening & Concert ’ on Friday 15th with wine and canapes being served from 6.30 p.m and with a choral performance from Voces Seraphorum from 7.00 – 7.45 p.m. – tickets can be purchased from Hampsthwaite Post Office or you can buy them on the door (£7.00).The church will be open from 10.00 – 16.00 on Saturday 16th December for you to come along and enjoy the Christmas Trees and there will be refreshments served throughout the day.
  • Hands Off Hampsthwaite Action Group

    Newsletters and Updates resulting from Action Group meetings An Action Group to oppose excessive development in Hampsthwaite was formed following the public meting at the Memorial Hall on Thursday 19th July 2017.Meetings are held on Monday evenings, 6.00pm  at Sophie's Coffee Shop unless advised otherwise. Email: URL: FaceBook:@handsoffhampsthwaitevillage Twitter:
  • Management Committee Meetings

    "The general management and control of the Trust Premises and the Arrangements for their use shall be vested in a Committee of Management (hereinafter called “the Committee”) consisting of not more than Twenty-five members (exclusive of members co-opted . . . )" and "All members of the Committee shall retire annually at the Annual General Meeting". Extracts from Conveyance No.8791 dated 24th April 1953


    Harrogate Borough Council is currently preparing a new Local Plan which will set out how the district should grow and develop to 2035. Link to HBC's Online Planning Application Information (opens in a new window) Link to Harrogate District Draft Local Plan Additional Sites consultation 14 July - 25 August 2017 (opens in a new window)
  • Birstwith Road Site (HM9)

    Harrogate Borough Council is preparing a new Local Plan that will set out how the district should grow and develop to 2035. Birstwith Road is proposed as an Additional Site HM9 and is now the subject of a consultation exercise.See:
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Census returns for The Old Parsonage

The Old Parsonage

1841Thomas Shann Clergyman
Thomas Hewitt (45) M.S.
Martha Hewitt (50) F.S.
Sarah Hewitt (20) F.S.
Martha Hewitt (14)
1851Thomas Shann Head u (44) Vicar of Hampsthwaite b.Tadcaster
Thomas Hewitt serv. (56) gardner b. Weighton
Martha Hewitt serv. (63)(sic) b. Ulleskelf
Martha Hewitt serv. (24)
1861John M. Ward Head m (42) Vicar of Hampsthwaite b.Ceylon
Arabella Ward wife m (25) b.York
Lucy C, Ward dau. (2) b. Hampsthwaite
Arabella F. Ward dau (4 months) b. Hampsthwaite
Mary Lewis serv. s. (18) Cook b.Haxby
Mary Wilkinson serv. s. (19) Nurse b. DUR Houghton-le-Spring
1871Henry Dick (sic) Head m (52) Vicar of Hampsthwaite Owner 550 acres b. Bury St. Edmunds
Anne J. Dick wife m (52) b. Hull
Jessie E. Dick dau. s. (21) b. MDX Islington
Mary Dalby serv. s. (15) Housemaid b. Hampsthwaite
1881 VicarageHenry Deck (sic) m Head (62) Vicar of Hampsthwaite b.Bury St. Edmunds
Jessie Deck unmar. dau. (31) no calling b.Islington Mdx
Margaret Deck unmar. sister (68) no calling b.Bury St Edmunds
Anna M. Savery unmar. boarder (39) no calling b.Upper Clifford Mdx
Martha Ward unm. serv. (20) housemaid b.Leeds
Mary Ann Umpleby unm. serv. (23) Cook b. Darley
1891 VicarageHenry Deck m. (72) Clerk in Holy Orders b. Suffolk Bury St Edmunds
Henry R. Deck Son s. (44) Retired Solicitor living on own means b.Lancs Manchester
Jessie C. Deck dau. s. (41) b. Mdx Islington
Isabella Hodgson serv. s. (25) Cook-domestic servant b. Cumberland Keswick
Clara A. Forest serv. s. (17) Housemaid b. Hampsthwaite
1901 VicarageHerbert J. Peck Head m. (32) Clergyman Church of England b. Cambridge
Edith M. Peck wife m. f. (32) b. Salop Oswestry
Geraldine E. Peck dau. s. f. (2) b. Hampsthwaite
Eleanor C. Jones sister-in-law s. f. (15) b. Salop Oswestry
Sarah E. Vertigan serv. s. f. (20) Cook Domestic b. Otley
Helen L. Carter serv. s. f. (18) Housemaid b.Cambridge
Census returns for The Old Parsonage

The Old Parsonage