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SNAITH: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.

"SNAITH, a parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, 8 m. from Pontefract, 136 cm. 175 mm. from London, near the conflux of the Aire and Dan, is a little T. but of good trade by the navigation to it in boats. The Mt. is on F. and the Fair on Sept. 8."

"CARLTON, in the parish of Snaith, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, near Drax and Snath, formerly the Lp. of the Meinils, and held of the Abp. of Canterbury, by the tenure of serving him with the cup on the day of his inthronization, for which he received the fees."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]