[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"LEVISHAM, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Pickering Lythe; 5 miles N.
of Pickering. Here is an ancient church (see Churches for photograph), the living is a rectory, in the
patronage of Mrs. Skelton, of which the Rev. Robert Skelton, is the resident
incumbent. There is also a free school endowed with £12. per annum.
"HOLE OF HORCUM, a cave, in the parish of Levisham, wapentake and liberty of
Pickering Lythe; 2 miles NNE. of Levisham, 7 miles NNE. of Pickering."
"NEWTON DALE, the west-side of this dale is in the township of Newton,
and parishes of Pickering and Levisham, wapentake and liberty
of Pickering Lythe; 7 miles N. of Pickering."