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West Rounton

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"WEST ROUNTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; 7 miles NNE. of Northallerton. Here is a church, dedicated to St. James the living is a rectory, in the patronage of the King, as Duke of Lancaster, and the incumbent is the Rev. Montague Wynward, of York, and the curate is the Rev. Edmund Goldsmith. Population, 217."

"CARR BRIDGE, in the parish of West Rounton, wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; ¾ mile NNW. of West Rounton, 7 miles S. of Yarm."

"IRBY, or EARBY, a farm house in the township and parish of West Rounton; ¼ mile SW. of West Rounton, 6 miles from Northallerton."

"OXCLOSE HOUSE, a farm house in the parish of West Rounton, wapentake and liberty of Allertonshire; 1¼ miles N. of West Rounton, 4 miles from Yarm."

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


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