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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"COLLINGHAM, a parish in the lower division of the wapentake of Skyrack, in the West Riding of the county of York, 2 miles S.W. of Wetherby, its post town and railway station. It is situated on the S. bank of the river Wharfe. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ripon, value 414, in the patronage of the Rev. C. Wheler. The church, dedicated to St. Oswald, is an ancient stone edifice; it was restored in 1841. The Wesleyans have a chapel in the village, and there are endowed schools for both sexes, in which sixteen children are gratuitously instructed The parochial charities produce 31 10s. per annum. The manorial rights are held by the trustees of the late Lady Hastings."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003

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