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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"YORK SAINT OLAVE, (Mary Gate), a parish, partly in the liberty of St. Peter's, and partly in the wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding, county York. It is adjacent to the city of York, of which it forms a suburb."

"RAWCLIFFE, a township partly in the parish of York Saint Olave, Mary-Gate, wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding county York, and partly in the parish of St. Michael-le-Belfrey, city of York, 2 miles N. of York. It is situated on the Scarborough railway, near the river Foss. It is famed for the breeding of blood stock, and designated the Rawcliffe stud farm. Earl de Grey is lord of the manor."

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