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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"NORMANBY, a parish in the wapentake of RYEDALE, North riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Normanby andThornton-Risebrough, and containing 223 inhabitants, of which number, 191 are in the township of Normanby, 5 miles W.S.W. from Pickering. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York, rated in the king!s books at 9. 12. 6., and in the patronage of Arthur Cayley, Esq. Five poor children are educated for 6 a year, arising from a rent-charge left by Judith Boynton, in 1700. Here is a sulphureous mineral spring, the water of which contains carbonic acid and a small portion of neutral salt, and is taken as an alterative and purgative. Normanby gives the title of viscount to the family of Phipps, Earls of Mulgrave."

"THORNTON RISEBROUGH, a township in the parish of NORMANBY, wapentake of RYEDALE, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles S.W. from Pickering, containing 32 inhabitants."

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

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