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KIRKLEVINGTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"KIRKLEVINGTON, a parish in the western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Castle- Leavington, Kirk-Leavington, Pickton, and Low Worsall, and containing 637 inhabitants, of which number, 282 are in the township of Kirk-Leavington, 2 miles S.S.E. from Yarm. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York, endowed with £200 royal bounty, and £1400 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Archbishop of York. The church, dedicated to St. Martin, is a small ancient structure."


"CASTLE LEVINGTON, a township in the parish of KIRKLEVINGTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 2 miles E.S.E. from Yarm, containing 44 inhabitants. Here was anciently a castle, but the eminence on which it stood, called Castle hill, is the only remaining vestige of its existence."


"LOW WORSALL, a township in the parish of KIRKLEVINGTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles S.W. from Yarm, containing 217 inhabitants."


"PICKTON, a township in the parish of KIRKLEVINGTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles S. from Yarm, containing 94 inhabitants."

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


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