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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]


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