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STRENSALL:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"STRENSALL, a parish within the liberty of ST-PETER-of-YORK, East riding, though locally in the wapentake of Buhner, North riding, of the county of YORK, 6 miles N.N.E. from York, containing 378 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Prebendary of Strensall in the Cathedral Church of York, rated in the king's books at 4. 13. 4. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. Robert Wilkinson, in 1718, gave by deed 14. 6. per annum in support of a school; the present annual income, arising from this and other sources, is 34, for which the master instructs all the poor children of the parish."


"EARSWICK, a township partly in the parish of STRENSALL, within the liberty of ST-PETER-OF-YORK, but chiefly in the parish of HUNTINGTON, wapentake of BULMER, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles N.N.E. from York, containing 113 inhabitants, exclusively of those which are within the liberty of St. Peter."


"TOWTHORPE, a township partly in the parish of STRENSALL, within the liberty of ST-PETER-of-YORK, East riding, and partly in that of HUNTINGDON, wapentake of BULMER, North riding, of the county of YORK, 5 miles N.E. from York, containing, in the latter portion, 58 inhabitants, the former part being returned with Strensall."

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


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