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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"HUSTHWAITE, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth, North Riding county York, 4 miles N. of Easingwold, its market and post town. It is situated near the Thirsk and Malton railway, which has a station at Husthwaite Gate, where the trains stop when required. The village, which is small, is situated on rising ground. About half the land is arable. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York, value 103, in the patronage of Trinity College, Cambridge. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient stone structure with square tower containing three bells. The register dates from 1674. There is a Sunday-school, and a village school for both sexes. The charities yield. 7 per annum. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. The principal residence is Husthwaite House."

"CARLTON HUSTHWAITE, a chapelry in the parish of Husthwaite, wapentake of Birdforth, in the North Riding of the county of York, 5 miles to the N. of Easingwold."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003

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