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MYTON UPON SWALE: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"MYTON UPON SWALE, a parish in the wapentake of BULMER, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles E. from Boroughbridge, containing 185 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £6, endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £300 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Archbishop of York. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a ferry over the Swale at this place. A battle was fought here, in 1319, between the Scots and about ten thousand undisciplined Yorkshiremen, headed by Melton, Archbishop of York, amongst whom was a great number of priests, in which the latter were defeated with immense slaughter."

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