Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"LEVISHAM, a parish in the wapentake of PICKERING lythe, North
riding of the county of YORK, 65 miles N.N.E. from
Pickering, containing 152 inhabitants. The living is
a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland,
and diocese of York, rated in the king's books
at £7. 8. 1. Mrs. Skelton was patroness in 1818.
John Poad, in 1783, devised an estate, after certain deductions,
for the education of six poor children of this
parish, and six of Lockton; the income is £12 per annum."
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]
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