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The Ancient Parish of DANBY WISKE

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"DANBY WISKE, a parish in the wapentake of Gilling East, and liberty of Richmondshire; 4 miles NW. of Northallerton. The living is a rectory, in the patronage of the incumbent Rev. William Cust. Pop. 328."

"CATGILL HALL, a farm house in the township and parish of Danby-Wiske; 3½ miles from Northallerton."

"LITTLE DANBY, a farm house in the township of Yafforth, and parish of Danby- Wiske; 1½ miles SSE. of Danby Wiske, 3 miles from Northallerton."

"STREETLAM, in the parish of Danby Wiske, wapentake of Gilling East; 1½ miles W. of Danby Wiske, 4 miles NW. of Northallerton. Here is the Ox Inn, kept by Mr. Luke Harrison."

"YAFFORTH, in the parish of Danby Wiske, wapentake of Gilling East, & liberty of Richmondshire; 2½ miles S. of Danby Wiske, 1½ miles W. of Northallerton. Population, 149."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


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