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SCALBY:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"SCALBY, a parish in the wapentake of Pickering Lythe, North Riding county York, 3 miles N.W. of Scarborough, its post town. The village, which is considerable, is chiefly agricultural. The parish comprises the townships of Burniston, Cloughton, Newby, Stainton Dale, and Throxenby. At Scalby Mill are tea gardens, much resorted to by visitors during the bathing season. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of York, value 302, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Norwich. The church, dedicated to St. Laurence, is an ancient stone structure, with a square tower containing three bells. The parochial charities produce about 25 per annum, of which 13 goes to Keld's hospital or almshouses. There is a National school for both sexes. The Wesleyans have a place of worship."


"BURNISTON, a township in the parish of Scalby, wapentake of Pickering Lythe, in the North Riding of the county of York, 3 miles to the N.W. of Scarborough."


"CLOUGHTON, a chapelry in the parish of Scalby, in the wapentake of Pickering Lythe, in the North Riding of the county York, 4 miles N.W. of Scarborough. In the village are a chapel of ease, a chapel belonging to the Wesleyans, and a free school. In the vicinity are several large stone-quarries. The Rev. J. It. Hill is lord of the manor."


"NEWBY, a township in the parish of Scalby, wapentake of Pickering Lythe, North Riding county York, 2 miles N.W. of Scarborough. It is situated near the coast."


"STAINTON DALE, a township in the parish of Scalby, Pickering Lythe wapentake, North Riding county York, 8 miles N.W. of Scarborough, on the coast near Wade's Causeway. Agates and corallines are found in this township."


"THROXENBY, a township in the parish of Scalby, Pickering Lythe, North Riding county York, 2 miles N.W. of Scarborough."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003


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