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The Ancient Parish of FEWSTON

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"FEWSTON, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Claro; 7 miles N. of Otley, 11 from Knaresborough, 14½ from Skipton, 29 from York. Pop. 610. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalen, in the deanry of the Ainsty, value ~£6. 13s. 4d. p.r. !£113. Patron, the King."

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Blubberhouses
  • Brandrith Craggs
  • Clifton
  • Crag Hall
  • Ellerker
  • Gill Bottom
  • Great Timble
  • Hardisty Hill
  • Hopper Lane Inn
  • Jack Hill
  • Norwood
  • Rocking Stone Hall
  • Spinksburn
  • Thruscross
  • Timble Ings
  • West End
  • West House

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]


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