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APPLETON WISKE: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

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"APPLETON WISKE, a parish, in the western division of the liberty of Langbaurgh, North Riding of the county of York, 6 miles to the N.E. of Northallerton. The river Wiske flows through it. The inhabitants are chiefly occupied in the linen manufacture. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Great Smeaton, in the diocese of York."

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