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

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


"AIRMYN, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 3 miles from Howden, 7 from Snaith, 8 from Thorne. Pop. 750. The Church, peculiar, is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, p.r. £33. 12s. 9d. Patron, Henry Yarburgh, Esq."


"BALNE, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; 4 miles SW. of Snaith, 9 from Pontefract. Pop. 329."


"BALNE CROFT, a farm-house in the township and parish of Snaith; 4 miles from Snaith."


"BALNE HOUSE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Snaith; 4 miles from Snaith."


"BANKSIDE HOUSES, a hamlet in the township of Cowick, and parish of Snaith; 4 miles from Snaith and Thorne."


"BOOTH FERRY, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, and honour of Pontefract; 1¾ miles SW. of Howden."


"BOOTH FERRY INN, in the township of Airmyn, and parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, and liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles from Howden, 8 from Snaith, 10 from Selby, 12 from Thorne, 20 from York, 183 from London. Here is a good Inn, and; Ferry across the Ouse, leading to Doncaster."


"CARLTON, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Barkston-Ash; (Carlton Hall, the seat of Miles Stapleton, Esq.) 2 miles N. of Snaith, 6 from Selby, 15 from Pontefract. Pop. 775. Here is a Chapel of ease to Snaith, dedicated to St. Mary. Patron ----- Simpson, Esq. of Leeds."


"EAST COWICK, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith, (Cowick Hall, the seat of Lord Viscount Downe), 2 miles ESE. of Snaith, 8 from Howden. Pop. 905." (There is further information for East Cowick).


"FERRY HOUSE, Inn and Farm House, in the township of Rawcliffe and parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross; half a mile from Rawcliffe, 4 miles from Snaith, 6 from Howden."


"GOOLE, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 4½ miles from Snaith and 4 miles S. of Howden. Pop. 450."


"GOOLE FIELDS, a hamlet in the township of Goole, and parish of Snaith; 4 miles from Howden, 7½ from Snaith."


"GOWDALL, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; 1 mile W. of Snaith, 10 from Ferrybridge, 12 from Pontefract. Pop. 243."


"GOWDALL BROACH, 2 farm-houses in the township of Gowdall, and parish of Snaith; 1½ miles from Snaith."


"GREAT HECK, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; 2 miles from Snaith, 5 from Ferrybridge, 9 from Thorne. Pop. 228."


"GREENLAND, scattered houses, in the township of Cowick, and parish of Snaith; 4 miles SE. of Snaith."


"HENSALL, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; 3 miles W. of Snaith, 7 from Ferrybridge. Pop. 233."


"HOOK, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross; liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles S. of Howden, 8½ from Thorne, 9 from Snaith. Pop. 363. The Church, peculiar, is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. John, in the deanry of Pontefract, value, p.r. !£48. 13s. 4d. Patron, the Vicar of Snaith."


"LITTLE HECK, 2 farm-houses in the township of Great Heck, and parish of Snaith, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith, 2½ miles from Snaith, 7¾ from Ferrybridge."


"NEW BRIDGE, an Inn, in the township of Cowick, and parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 3 miles from Snaith, 5 from Thorne."


"POLLINGTON, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Cowick and Snaith; 2 miles SW. of Snaith, 7 from Thorne, 8½ from Ferrybridge. Pop. 483.

The Manor of this place is copyhold, and the custom is there, that if a copy holder dies seized of lands, having no issue male; but daughters, and does not surrender to them in his life time, the same shall escheat to the Lord of the said Manor, and the daughters shall not inherit. Sir Henry Savill, of Methley, Bart. purchased this Manor of Sir Thomas Metham, Knight; and John Saville, Esq. of Methley aforesaid, now enjoys the same, 1674. --Blount's Ancient Tenures."


"RAWCLIFFE, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith; (the seat of Ralph Creyke, Esq.) 3 miles E. of Snaith, 7 from Howden and Thorne. Pop. 1,496. Here is a Chapel of Ease to Snaith, dedicated to St. James."


"RAWCLIFFE BRIDGE, a hamlet in the township of Rawcliffe, and parish of Snaith, liberty of Pontefract; 4½ miles from Snaith."


"TURNBRIDGE, scattered houses in the township of Cowick, and parish of Snaith, liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles E. of Snaith."


"WEELAND, a single house in the township of Hensall, and parish of Snaith, liberty of Pontefract; 2 miles NW. of Snaith, 7½ from Selby."


"WEST COWICK, in the parish of Snaith, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty and bailiwick of Cowick and Snaith, 1 mile S. of Snaith, 8½ from Howden. Pop. included with East Cowick."


"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"

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