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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"YORK SAINT CUTHBERT, a parish in the Ainsty, containing places in the North Riding of the county of York."

"HEWORTH, a village and township in the parish of York Saint Cuthbert, wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding county York, 1 mile N.E. of York. The village is small, and a portion of the inhabitants are employed in market-gardening. Here is a bed of excellent clay, which is used in the productions of bricks, tiles, &c. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. The Heworth Retreat, a private lunatic asylum, is in this neighbourhood. George Hornby, Esq., is lord of the manor."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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