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Wragby

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"WRAGBY, a parish in the townships of Purston Jaglin, Winterset, and Hesle, wapentake of Osgoldcross; 5 miles SW. of Pontefract, 6 from Wakefield, 14 from Doncaster, 29 from York. The Church, donative, is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Michael (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Pontefract. Patron, Charles Winn, Esq."


"FOLDBY, or Foulby, a hamlet in the township of Sharlston, and parish of Wragby, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles from Pontefract and Wakefield."


"HESSLE, a township, in the parish of Wragby, wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 4 miles from Pontefract, 7 from Wakefield. Pop. 139."


"HUNTWICK GRANGE, a farm-house in township of Purston Jacklin, and parish of Wragby, liberty of Pontefract; 4½ miles SW. of Pontefract, 6½ from Ferrybridge."


"NOSTAL PRIORY, or (modern) Nostell Priory, (the seat of Charles Winn, Esq.) in the township of Purston Jaglin, and parish of Wragby, wapentake of Osgoldcross; 5 miles from Pontefract, 7 from Ferrybridge." (There is further information for Nostal Priory).


"RYHILL, in the parish of Wragby, wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles SE. of Wakefield, 6½ from Barnsley, 9 from Pontefract. Pop. 147."


"SANTINLEY, a farm-house in the township of Wintersett, and parish of Wragby, liberty of Pontefract; 5 miles SE. of Wakefield."


"WEST HARDWICK, in the parish of Wragby, Wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 3 miles SW. of Pontefract, 7 from Wakefield. Pop. 93."


"WINTERSETT, in the parish of Wragby, wapentake of Staincross, liberty of Pontefract; 6 miles SE. of Wakefield, 6½ from Barnsley, 9½ from Pontefract. Pop. 135."

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

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