Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"APPLETON WISKE, a parish, in the western division of the liberty of
Langbaurgh, North Riding of the county of York, 6 miles to the N.E. of
Northallerton. The river Wiske flows through it. The inhabitants are
chiefly occupied in the linen manufacture. The living is a perpetual curacy
annexed to the rectory of Great Smeaton, in the diocese of York."
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