The Ancient Parish of APPLETON WISKE
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"APPLETON WISKE, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 7 miles SSW.
of Yarm. Here is a small church (see Churches for photograph) the living is a perpetual curacy, of which the
Rev. James Hewgill, rector of Great Smeaton, is the incumbent. Here is also a
Methodist chapel. This village is in the district called Cleveland, and takes its
name from the Wisk, a small rivulet which runs through the township. The linen
manufacture is carried on here to a considerable extent. Pop. 492."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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