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WHARRAM PERCY: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

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"WHARRAM PERCY, a parish, adjoining Wharram le Street, in the East Riding of Yorkshire."


"BURDALE, a township in the parish of Wharram-Percy, wapentake of Buckrose, in the East Riding of the county of York, 8 miles to the S.E. of New Malton. It is united with Raisthorpe."


"RAISTHORPE, a township in the parish of Wharram-Percy, wapentake of Buckrose, East Riding county York, 9 miles N.E. of Pocklington, and 2 from Burdale station on the Malton and Driffield line of railway."


"THIXENDALE, a township in the parish of Wharram-Percy, wapentake of Buckrose, East Riding county York, 8 miles N.E. of Pecklington, and 2 from Burdale railway station. The village is situated near Thixendale Wold. There is a school for both sexes, supported by Lady Sykes, and in which divine service is performed. The Wesleyans have a chapel."


"TOWTHORPE, a township in the parish of Wharram Percy, wapentake of Buckrose, East Riding county York, 9 miles N.W. of Great Driffield."

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