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SOUTH STAINLEY: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"SOUTH STAINLEY, a parish in the wapentake of Lower Claro, West Riding county York, 2½ miles N.E. of Ripley, its post town, and 6 S.E. of Ripon. The village, which is small, is situated on a branch of the river Ure, and is chiefly agricultural. The parish includes the hamlet of Cayton. The soil consists of clay, loam, and gravel. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Ripon, value £75. The church is modern. The register dates from 1658. There is a church Sunday-school. The Wesleyans have a chapel."

"CAYTON, a hamlet in the parish of South Stainley, in the lower division of the wapentake of Clare, in the West Riding of the county of York, 3 miles N.E. of Ripley. It was at one time a grange of Fountains Abbey."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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