"WARTHILL, a parish, partly in the wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding, and partly within the liberty of St. Peter's, East Riding, county York, 5 miles N.E. of York, its post town. The soil is sandy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York, value £160, in the patronage of the archbishop. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. Brookfield House is the principal residence. J. Agar, Esq., is lord of the manor and chief landowner."
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
by Colin Hinson ©2013