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The Ancient Parish of MIDDLEHAM

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"MIDDLEHAM, a parish in the wapentake of Hang West, and liberty of Richmondshire; 9 miles from Leyburn, 8 from Masham, and 9 from Bedale. Fairs, Nov. 5 and 6 for horned cattle and sheep. Principal Inn, White Swan. Population 880. The Church is a rectory dedicated to St. Mary, value 15L. 9s. 4½d. Patron, the King. It is a deanry and royal peculiar." (There is further information for Middleham).

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. 2010]

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