Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"SKERNE, a parish in the Bainton-Beacon division
of the wapentake of HARTHILL, East riding of the
county of YORK, 2 miles S.S.E. from Great
Driffield, containing 251 inhabitants. The living is a
discharged perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of the
East riding, and diocese of York, endowed with £200
private benefaction, and £400 royal bounty. R. Arkwright,
Esq. was patron in 1808."
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]
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