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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"SNEATON, a parish in the wapentake & liberty of Whitby Strand; 3 miles SW. of Whitby. Here is an ancient church, dedicated to St. John (see Churches for photograph); the living is a rectory, of which the King is the patron, the Rev. John Hammond, the incumbent and the Rev. Timothy Cassley, the resident curate. Population, 251."

"GALLOW GREEN, in the parish of Sneaton, wapentake and liberty of Whitby Strand; 2 miles SW. of Whitby."

"SNEATONTHORPE, in the parish of Sneaton, wapentake and liberty of Whitby Strand; 1¼ miles SE. of Sneaton, 4 miles S. of Whitby."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


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