Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"SCAWTON, a parish in the wapentake of RYEDALE,
North riding of the county of YORK, 5 miles W. from
Helmsley, containing 154 inhabitants. The living is a
discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland,
and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at
£2. 19. 2., and in the patronage of - Worsley, Esq.
The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is in the early style
of English architecture."
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]
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