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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"GIGGLESWICK, a parish-town, in the west-division and liberty of Staincliffe; 1 mile W. of Settle, 7 from Kirby Lonsdale, (Westm.) 57 from York. Pop. 746. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Alkald (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Craven, value ~£21. 3s. 4d. p.r. £75. Patrons, J. Coulthurst, and J. Hartley, Esqrs. alternately." (There is further information for Giggleswick).

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

  • Armistead
  • Cappleside
  • Cocklett
  • Great Stainforth
  • Langcliffe
  • Little Stainforth
  • Lodge
  • Marsh Field
  • Paley Green
  • Rathmell
  • Rome
  • Settle
  • Sheep Wash
  • Stack House
  • Stockdale
  • Whelpstone Lodge
  • Winskill
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]



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