[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"WIGGINTON, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer. and liberty of St. Peter's; 4 miles N. of York. Here is a church, peculiar of Alne and Tollerton; the living is a rectory, in the patronage of the crown. Pop. 309.
The ecclesiastical jurisdiction of this parish is in the peculiar of Alne and Tollerton; the commissary of which institutes to the living"
"PLAINVILLE FARM, (the seat of Charles Smith, Esq.) in the township and parish of Wigginton; 1½ miles NW. of Wigginton, 5½ miles from York."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]