Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"WIGGINTON, a parish, and township in the wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding
county York, 4½ miles N. of York. The village is situated in the peculiar
of Alme and Tollerton, a jurisdiction of the Dean and Chapter of York. The
manor belongs to H. Baines, Esq. The soil is a strong clay. The living is a
rectory* in the diocese of York, value £300, in the patronage of the lord
chancellor. There is a National school. The charities produce about £22 per
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