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BOLTON PERCY: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"BOLTON PERCY, a parish in the ainsty of the city, and East riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Appleton-Roebuck, Bolton-Percy, Colton, and Steeton, and containing 1054 inhabitants, of which number, 238 are in the township of Bolton- Percy, 4 miles S.E. from Tadcaster. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of the East ridmg, and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at. £39. 15. 2., and in the patronage of the Archbishop of York. The church, dedicated to All Saints, was built in 1423, by Thomas Parker, the rector: it is a neat structure, decorated with a considerable quantity of stained glass, and containing several monuments belonging to the family of Fairfax. There is a place or worship for Wesleyan Methodists."


"APPLETON ROEBUCK, a township in the parish of BOLTON-PERCY, ainsty of the city, and East riding of the county of YORK; 7 miles S.S.W. from York, containing 585 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists."


"COLTON, a township in the parish of BOLTON PERCY, in the ainsty of the city, and East riding of the county of YORK, 6 miles S.W. from York, containing 148 inhabitants. A school is endowed with an annuity of £6."


"STEETON, a township in the parish of BOLTON PERCY, ainsty of the city, and East riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles N.E. from Tadcaster, containing 83 inhabitants."

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