YORK SAINT CUTHBERT: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
"YORK SAINT CUTHBERT, a parish in the Ainsty, containing places in the North Riding of the county of York."
"HEWORTH, a village and township in the parish of York Saint Cuthbert, wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding county York, 1 mile N.E. of York. The village is small, and a portion of the inhabitants are employed in market-gardening. Here is a bed of excellent clay, which is used in the productions of bricks, tiles, &c. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. The Heworth Retreat, a private lunatic asylum, is in this neighbourhood. George Hornby, Esq., is lord of the manor."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013