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ESCRICK: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"ESCRICK, a parish in the wapentake of Ouse, East Riding county York, 6 miles S.E. of York, its post town. It is situated on the high road from York to Selby, and includes the township of Deighton. The village is one of the most picturesque in the county, and the cottages, which are of recent date, are surrounded by tasteful gardens. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of York, value £530. The church is a handsome stone structure, recently erected on the site of an old one. It is dedicated to St. Helen. There is a day school for the children of the parish. Escrick Park, a handsome seat, is the property and residence of Lord Wenlock, who is lord of the manor and owner of the whole of the soil."

"DEIGHTON, a township in the parish of Escrick, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, in the East Riding of the county of York, 5 miles S.E. of York. Lord Wenlock and H. Baines, Esq., are lords of the manor."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013