[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"HAXBY, a parish in the wapentake of Byland, liberty of St. Peter's; 4 miles N. of York. Here is a church, the living is a curacy, incumbent the Rev. John Ellis, vicar of Strensall. There is also a Methodist chapel. Population, 417."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]