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KIRBY MISPERTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"KIRBY MISPERTON, a parish in the wapentake of PICKERING lythe, North riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Barugh-Ambe, Great Habton, Little Habton, Kirkby-Misperton, and Ryton, and containing 809 inhabitants, of which number, 170 are in the township of Kivkby-Misperton, 8 miles S.S.W. from Pickering, The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £25. 1. 10., and in the patronage of Lord Feversham. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence. William Smithson, in 1637, bequeathed a rent-charge of £10 per annum towards the support of a school for all the poor children of the parish."


"BARUGH AMBE, a township in the parish of KIRBY-MISPERTON, PICKERING lythe, North riding of the county of YORK, 5 miles S.W. from Pickering, containing 241 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists."


"GREAT HABTON, a township in the parish of KIRBY-MISPERTON, PICKERING lythe, North riding of the county of YORK, 5 miles N.N.W. from New Malton, containing 136 inhabitants."


"LITTLE HABTON, a township in the parish of KIRBY-MISPERTON, PICKERING lythe, North riding of the county of YORK, 5 miles N.N.W. from New Malton, containing 50 inhabitants."


"RYTON, a township in the parish of KIRBY-MISPERTON, PICKERING lythe, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles N.E. from New Malton, containing 212 inhabitants."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]