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WOMERSLEY: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"WOMERSLEY, a parish in the lower division of the wapentake of OSGOLDCROSS, West riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Cridling-Stubbs, Little Smeaton, Waldeh-Stubbs, and Womersley, and containing 746 inhabitants, of which number, 316,are in the township of Womersley, 5 miles E.S.E. from Pontefract. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £6. 11. 5., endowed witli £


"CRIDLING STUBBS, a township, in the parish of WOMERSLEY, lower division of the wapentake of OSGOLDCROSS, West riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles E. from Pontefract, containing 96 inhabitants."


"LITTLE SMEATON, a township in the parish of WOMERSLEY, lower division of the wapentake of OSGOLDCROSS, West riding of the county of YORK, 6 miles E.S.E. from Pontefract, containing 176 inhabitants. Ann Jackson, in 1675, bequeathed £30 in support of a school for teaching poor children."


"WALDEN STUBBS, a township in the parish of WOMERSLEY, lower division of the wapentake of OSGOLDCROSS, West riding of the county of YORK, 7 miles E.S.E. from Pontefract, containing 158 inhabitants."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]