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Help and advice for In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Ripley:

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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Ripley:


"BIRTHWAITE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Ripley; 1¾ miles from Ripley, 7 from Ripon."


"CLINT, in the parish of Ripley, upper-division of Claro, liberty of Knaresborough; 2 miles SW. of Ripley, 7 from Knaresborough, 8 from Ripon. Pop. 412.

This was anciently the seat of Sir William Beckwith, of Clint, Knight; part of the old house is yet remaining, called Clint Hall, a very ancient stone building, with an arched portal, situated on a lofty eminence, commanding an extensive prospect. Some remains of the moat, that once surrounded this ancient mansion, are still discernible."


"HOLLING, (the seat of John Williamson, Esq,) in the township of Killinghall, and parish of Ripley; 2 miles from Ripley, 3 from Harrogate, 5½ from Knaresborough."


"KILLINGHALL, in the parish of Ripley, lower division of Claro, liberties of Knaresborough and Ripon; 1¼ mile S. of Ripley, 5 from Knaresborough, 9 from Ripon. Pop. 519. A few houses at the north end of the village are within the constablery of Nidd, and liberty of Ripon." (There is further information for Killinghall).


"SCARAH, (or Scaro or Scarowarren) 2 or 3 cotts. in the township and parish of Ripley; ½ a mile from Ripley, 6½ from Ripon."


"SPRUISTY HALL, in the parish of Ripley, and wapentake of Claro; 2 miles S. of Ripley."

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