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WISTOW: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"WISTOW, a parish partly within the liberty of ST-PETER-of-YORK, East riding, but chiefly in the lower division of the wapentake of BARKSTONE-ASH, West riding, of the county of YORK, 3 miles N.N.W. from Selby, containing 633 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the Prebendary of Wistow in the Cathedral Church of York, rated in the king's books at £ 8, and in the patronage of the Dean of Ripon. The church is dedicated to All Saints. The river Quse passes near this place. There is an endowed school in the parish for ten poor boys."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]