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

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"WHARRAM PERCY, a parish in the wapentake of BUCKROSE, East riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Raisthorpe with Birdall, Thixendale, Towthorpe, and Wharram-Percy, and containing 336 inhabitants, of which number, 44 are ia the township of Wharram-Percy, 7 miles S.E. from New Malton. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of the East riding, and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at £11. 13. 4., endowed with £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of Miss Isted and Miss Englefield."


"BIRDALL, a township, joint with Raisthorpe, in the parish of WHARRAM-PERCY, wapentake of BUCKROSE, East riding of the county of YORK, 8 miles S.E. from New Malton. The population is returned with Raisthorpe."


"RAISTHORPE, a township, joint with Birdall, in the parish of WHARRAM-PERCY, wapentake of BUCKROSE, East riding of the county of YORK, 9 miles S.S.E. from New Malton, containing 47 inhabitants."


"THIXENDALE, a township in the parish of WHARRAM PERCY, wapentake of BUCKROSE, East riding of the county of YORK, 8 miles S.S.E. from New Malton, containing 184 inhabitants."


"TOWTHORPE, a township in the parish of WHARRAM-PERCY, wapentake of BUCKROSE, East riding of the county of YORK, 9 miles W.N.W. from Great Briffield, containing 61 inhabitants."

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