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Church Fenton

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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"CHURCH FENTON, or Kirk Fenton, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberties of St. Peter and Pontefract; 5 miles from Tadcaster, 7 from Selby, 12 from Pontefract and York. Pop. 416. The Church (see Churches for photograph), peculiar, is a vicarage, in the deanry of the Ainsty, value ~£5. p.r. !£120. Patron, the Prebendary of Fenton."


"BIGGIN, in the parish of Church Fenton, wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberties of St. Peter and Pontefract; 6 miles SE. of Tadcaster, 7 from Selby, 11 from Pontefract. Pop. 164."


"BRACKEN HILL, a hamlet in the township of Biggin, and parish of Church Fenton; 6 miles from Tadcaster."


"LITTLE FENTON, or South Fenton, in the parish of Church Fenton, wapentake of Barkston-Ash, liberties of St. Peter, and Pontefract; 6 miles from Tadcaster, 7 from Selby, 11 from Pontefract. Pop. 113."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
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