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SESSAY:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"SESSAY, a parish in the wapentake of ALLERTONSHIRE, North riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Hutton-Sessay and Sessay, and containing 493 inhabitants, of which number, 364 are in the township of Sessay, 6 miles W.N.W. from Easingwold. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at 17. 0. 2., and in the patronage of Lord Viscount Downe. The church is dedicated to St. Cuthbert."


"HUTTON SESSAY, a township in the parish of SESSAY, wapentake of ALLERTONSHIRE, though locally in that of Birdforth, North riding of the county of YORK, 5 miles N.W. from Easingwold, containing 129 inhabitants."

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


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