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Kellington

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"KELLINGTON, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 5½ miles E. of Pontefract and Snaith, 21 from York. Pop. 283. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Edmund (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Pontefract, value, ~£9. 8s. 11½d. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge."


"BEAL, in the parish of Kellington, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles NE. of Pontefract, 8 from Snaith. Pop. 546."


"EGGBOROUGH, (High and Low) in the parish of Kellington, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles from Snaith, 8 from Pontefract. Pop. 215."


"HUT GREEN, a hamlet in the township of Egbrough, and parish of Kellington; 5 miles W. of Snaith."


"KELLINGLEY, a hamlet in the township of Beaghall, and parish of Kellington, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles E. of Pontefract."


"LOW EGBROUGH, in the township of High Egbrough, and parish of Kellington; 6 miles from Snaith, 8½ from Pontefract."


"ROWLE HALL, a farm-house in the township and parish of Kellington, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles NW. of Snaith."


"SAND HALL, a farm-house in the township of Egbrough, and parish of Kellington; 4 miles from Snaith."


"SHERWOOD HALL, (the residence of William Morritt, Esq.) in the township of Egbrough, and parish of Kellington, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles WNW. of Snaith, 7 from Pontefract."


"TRANMORE, a farm-house in the township of Egbrough, and parish of Kellington; 6 miles from Snaith, 7 from Pontefract."


"WHITLEY, in the parishes of Kellington and Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; 6½ miles W. of Snaith; 6¾ from Pontefract. Pop. 284"


"WHITLEY THORPE, a farm-house in the township of Whitley, and parish of Kellington, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; 7 miles E. of Pontefract and 7 from Snaith."

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

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  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (SE570252) Rouall Hall
    • (SE558226) Whitley Bridge

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