The Ancient Parish of NUN MONKTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"NUN MONKTON, a parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, but containing some places located within the Ainsty of York."
"SKIPBRIDGE, in the parishes of Moor Monkton and Nun Monkton, 8 miles WNW. of York. A small hamlet on the banks of the river Nidd, over which there is a good stone bridge, of three arches, erected about thirty four years ago."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here is a photograph of The village pond and green, Nun Monkton.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the North Riding.
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